Research course

Medicine

Institution
Lancaster University · Medicine
Qualifications
PhDMD

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Entry requirements

Academic Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in an appropriate subject and an interest in pursuing medical research at advanced level.

Additional Requirements

As part of your application you will also need to provide a viable research proposal. Guidance for writing a research proposal can be foundon our writing a research proposal webpage.

Months of entry

October

Course content

A wide variety of medical and clinically applied research projects can be undertaken with the Lancaster Medical School. We offer a range of opportunities for advanced postgraduate study with experienced supervisors in areas including: social studies of science and technology in clinical practice; qualitative methods in health research; cellular responses to DNA damage; musculoskeletal medicine, medical ethics, and medical education.

Information for international students

We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5, and a minimum of 5.5 in each element of the test. We also consider other English language qualifications.

If your score is below our requirements, you may be eligible for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes.

Fees and funding

Learn more at our fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MD
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592032