Medicine and Surgery PhD

MPhil - full time: minimum 12 months, part time: minimum 24 months
PhD - full time: minimum 36 months, part time: minimum 72 months
MD - full time: normally 24 months, part time: normally 48 months

The aim of our research into human health and disease is to apply our findings to improve patient care. We invite applications for MPhil, PhD and MD projects in all of our clinical research areas. You will work with a team of academic and clinical supervisors whose research interests match your own.

We offer supervision for MPhil, PhD and MD in the following areas:

  • anaesthesia
  • care of the elderly
  • child health
  • critical care
  • dermatology
  • diabetes
  • ENT (ear, nose and throat)
  • liver
  • musculoskeletal disease
  • oncology
  • ophthalmology
  • neuroscience
  • primary care
  • psychiatry
  • renal medicine/urology
  • reproductive medicine
  • respiratory and cardiac medicine
  • transplantation.

You will be based in one of our research institutes and have a dedicated supervisory team. This team typically includes a senior scientist and an academic clinician, who treats patients as well as conducting research. This ensures that the potential impact of your work on improving clinical care is a focus of your research.

Quality and Ranking

We rank in the top 100 for Medicine - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019.

See How to Apply tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus. https://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/medicine-surgery-mphil-phd-md/?utm_source=referral-study-link&utm_medium=course-listing&utm_content=medicine-surgery-mphil-phd-md&utm_campaign=PG3PL-study-link#howtoapply

PhD, MPhil, MD Award
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
12 months Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

MPhil

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject.

PhD

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a Master's degree would be advantageous.

MD

A MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree.

International Students

To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements:

IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.

The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.

You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate. You'll need to get this before you can get your visa or study on this programme. We'll let you know about the ATAS requirement in your offer letter.

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