Research course

Biosciences

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMDMPhil

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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, April, September

Course content

Overview

We offer MPhil, PhD and MD supervision in our main research areas. Our research also incorporates chemistry, biophysics and eukaryotic-microbial model.

You'll join a vibrant research community of about 100 postgraduate research students. You'll work in one of our established research groups. This will be alongside postdoctoral researchers, senior students and staff. We will encourage you to present your work in the Institute and at scientific meetings.

Our staff successfully attracts postgraduate funding from diverse sources. These include:

  • UK Research Councils, including a BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
  • Industrial CASE awards
  • charities
  • UK and international government initiatives.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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