Research course


Lancaster University · Biomedical and Life Science

Entry requirements

Applicants must:

  • hold a medical or dental qualification recognised by the UK General Medical/Dental Council
  • have held this qualification for at least three years by the date of submission
  • be employed during their period of registration in appropriate clinical or scientific work in hospitals or institutions (associated with the University) within the local NHS region.

Months of entry


Course content

The Doctor of Medicine degree scheme provides opportunities for clinically qualified candidates to undertake a two year Doctoral level research project at Lancaster.

Our links with the Lancaster Medical School and many NHS trusts provide a wide range of opportunities for medically related research. You will be supervised by a clinical supervisor and a member of academic staff in Biomedical and Life Sciences or the Medical School.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1524 593936