Entry requirements

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.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The range of research topics for our Ageing MPhil, PhD and MD programmes is diverse. They include: biology of ageing; age-related diseases; ageing health and society; technology; nutrition and oral health; and ethics.

Increased life expectancy is one of the most notable human achievements of the last century. We are living longer, and our quality of life depends on healthy ageing. Older people are at increased risk of disease and disability. This can seriously affect their quality of life and impact on their families. This is why Newcastle's research and treatment of our ageing population is important for us all.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements:

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).

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MD

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
medpg-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7002