Research course

Medicine and Surgery

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MPhilPhDMD

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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

We offer supervision for MPhil, PhD and MD in the following areas:

  • anaesthesia, care of the elderly, child health, critical care, dermatology, diabetes, ENT (ear, nose and throat), liver, musculoskeletal disease, oncology, ophthalmology, neuroscience, primary care, psychiatry, renal medicine/urology, reproductive medicine, respiratory and cardiac medicine, transplantation.

You'll work in one of our research institutes and have a dedicated supervisory team. This team includes a senior scientist and an academic clinician. The clinician treats patients as well as conducting research. This ensures your research centres around patient care.

Find out more about the work of our research institutes.

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Department specialisms

anaesthesia; care of the elderly; child health; critical care; dermatology; diabetes; ENT (ear, nose and throat); liver; musculoskeletal disease; oncology; ophthalmology; neuroscience; primary care; psychiatry; renal medicine/urology; reproductive medicine; respiratory and cardiac medicine; transplantation.

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • 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

Course contact details

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