Research course

Medical Studies

University of Exeter · University of Exeter Medical School
MSc by research

Entry requirements

Normally a first or upper-second class BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Please contact the School for details. Start date is flexible for this programme

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.

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

Department specialisms

Diabetes, Cardiovascular risk and Ageing Environment and Human Health Health Services Research Neuroscience and Mental Health

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit Funding for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
24-36 months
full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1392 725500