Entry requirements

A 1st or 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a related medical or health discipline. MBChB or BDS students who have completed three years of study are eligible to intercalate and encouraged to apply

Months of entry


Course content

The MRes in Medicine is a full time course including a 9-month research project giving you the opportunity to develop specialised knowledge in key areas of interest and to design and undertake a substantial piece of publishable research. You will be supervised by experts in their field of study.
On completion of the course you will have a comprehensive understanding of the concepts and techniques relevant to medical research and a talent to critically and creatively evaluate current issues in medicine and health, You will also gain experience in formulating new hypotheses and exploring the causes and consequences of diseases by conducting rigorous scientific research in a laboratory or with patients.
The MRes will provide you with the skills to undertake cutting-edge research in medicine. It is an excellent preparation to progress into research at a doctorate level or to pursue careers in a higher capacity in drug discovery or translational medicine.
You will benefit from structured individual learning and training in a research environment of international excellence.

For more information please find us on Coursefinder.

Exit awards of Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Research (120 credits) or Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Research (60 credits) are available for this programme.

Information for international students

Our English Language Requirements are IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.0 in writing and 6.5 in every other skill.

Fees and funding

The University of Leeds offers a number of scholarships, please visit our page about Masters funding overview

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

MRes Medicine Admissions
+ 44(0) 113 206 5659