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Master's Excellence ScholarshipsMinimum of £3,000 in tuition fee discounts available.

Medicine (PhD/MPhil/MD)

PhD 3-4 years; MD 2 years; MPhil 1 year (full-time) / Please discuss with School (part-time) / n/a (distance / e-Learning)

The School of Medicine offers PhD, MD & MPhil in all medical disciplines, including Cancer & Genetics, Epidemiology, Infection & Immunity, Psychiatry & Neuroscience, and Experimental Medicine.

Research in the School of Medicine is focused on interdisciplinary themes, each of which spans the spectrum from basic science to clinical practice in either hospital or community settings. These themes are led by Research Institutes:

The underlying aim of the School is to ensure the optimum ‘translation’ of fundamental knowledge to patient benefit.

Our approach brings together people, knowledge and skills from a range of disciplines. This approach is the key to our research strength and achievements.

Each of the School’s Research Institutes embodies this philosophy.

Who does a Higher Degree at the School of Medicine?

Next intake: The University has four entry points for research degrees: 1 October, 1 January, 1 April, or 1 July

School Contact

Name: School of Medicine Research Degrees Office  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2074 6716 



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Important legal information

The programme information currently being published in Course Finder is under review and may be subject to change. The final programme information is due to be published by July 2016 and will be the definitive programme outline which the University intends to offer. Applicants are advised to check the definitive programme information after the update, to ensure that the programme meets their needs.


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