Research course

Medical Studies, Doctor of Medicine, Master of Surgery

Institution
University of Exeter · University of Exeter Medical School
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

Applicants should be highly motivated and have, or expect to obtain, either a first or upper-second class BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. International applicants must also have IELTS score of 7 and above.

Months of entry

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

Course content

The University of Exeter Medical School has a lively and innovative research environment based in Exeter and Truro, but operating across the whole of the South West. Our core themes and focus on chronic disease and applied health research, align us closely with the interests of the NHS with whom we have close working relationship and our priorities will continue to reflect national needs and priorities. We have a commitment towards high-quality applied medical research spanning from the basic biomedical to applied health services.

As a postgraduate student in the School you will be part of this thriving community, benefiting from quality research-led teaching and supervision and access to outstanding facilities. We can offer a wide range of supervision across our core research areas and are also involved with interdisciplinary research with other Colleges at Exeter.

We offer our postgraduate students a fantastic learning environment, which includes research skills training and dedicated postgraduate facilities. The School benefits from exemplary facilities in all areas as a result of recent major investments.

Department specialisms

Our research is focused around four themes: Diabetes, Cardiovascular and Ageing; Neuroscience and Mental Health; Environment and Human Health; Health Services Research and Service Delivery;

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

At least 7.0 overall and no less than 6.0 in any other section.

TOEFL IBT*

At least 100 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

65 with no less than 55 in all skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,500 (full-time) £2,250 (part-time)
International students
£19,700 (full-time)

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
24-36 months
part time
48-60 months

PhD

full time
36-48 months
part time
72-84 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
uems-graduateresearch@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1392 725500