Research course

Anaesthetics and Intensive Care

University of Birmingham · Division of Medical Sciences
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

Students applying for a Masters have normally obtained a good (usually Upper Second) undergraduate degree, while students applying for a PhD have either a very good undergraduate degree (First Class) or a postgraduate degree. Work-related experience is also taken into account for registration.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

We play a substantial role in undergraduate and postgraduate education in anaesthesia and intensive care in the West Midlands region. We collaborate closely in vocational postgraduate education with the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Committees for Higher Professional Training in both Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. We have office and clinical accommodation in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, and laboratory accommodation in the adjacent College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at:

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit:

Department specialisms

Intensive Care; Day Care Anaesthesia; Cardiac Anaesthesia; Paediatric Anaesthesia

Information for international students

International students can find details of scholarships at

Fees and funding

UK students
£ 4,121 FT - £ 2,061 PT
International students
£ 17,910 FT

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A number of studentships are available each year, funded by major sponsors including the MRC and the Wellcome Trust, as well as national and local charities; home/EU students should contact the School directly for further information.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate enquiry service
0121 414 5005