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

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 scholarships webpage to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
8 months

Course contact details

Audrey Zannese
+ 44(0) 113 206 5659