Research course

Medical Science

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Medical Science

Entry requirements

f you're seeking admission to the MPhil or the MPhil with the possibility of transfer to the PhD, you’ll normally be required to hold a first or upper second class Honours degree from a university, or any other institution of higher education in the UK with degree-awarding powers. Alternatively, a qualification regarded by Anglia Ruskin as equivalent to a first or upper second class Honours degree may be accepted. If English is not your first language, you’ll also need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent. For more details please contact our Admissions Team:

Months of entry

January, September, June, April

Course content

Make a substantial contribution to knowledge in your specialty, in the shape of published research.

Our group encompasses researchers and research students from various backgrounds within medical science and with many different academic interests.

Our faculty is home to the Postgraduate Medical Institute, whose collaboration network inspires, leads and supports clinical research, learning and innovation along the care pathway.

Our Faculties' interests cover the following areas:

  • Public Health
  • Cardiovascular Science
  • Neuroscience
  • Burns and Plastics (Surgery)
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Vision and Eye Research Unit
  • Medical Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Medical Biotechnology

We’ll compile a specialist team that reflects your research interests and supervisory needs.

Your primary supervisor will meet you regularly for formal progress updates and the supervisory team will be available any time you need advice.

For more details please visit the university website.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Fees and funding

For advice on funding and scholarships please visit our finance pages for postgraduate students and researchers. Where available, the ARU jobs search lists research positions/scholarships.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Faculty Admissions Team
+44 (0) 1245 686868