Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a medical degree which is recognised by the UK General Medical Council. Applicants will normally be required to be employed in either a clinical or research role within University Hospitals Southampton or other Trust affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine. Full details of entry requirements can be found here.

Months of entry


Course content

Our part-time Doctor of Medicine degree programmes are aimed at students with a clinical background, who hold a medical qualification that is recognised by the UK General Medical Council (GMC) and are employed in a hospital or institution associated with Medicine at Southampton.

You will get the opportunity to study a project that is relevant to your clinical discipline whilst working with a wide variety of both clinical and non-clinical researchers. The University of Southampton is internationally recognised for its work in Life Sciences, of which Medicine plays a huge part. As part of our thriving postgraduate community, you will get the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from a variety of interdisciplinary areas, as well as the NHS or external funders, on research that is having a direct impact on society.

Information for international students

English Language: IELTS 7.0 (minimum of 6.0 in each category, University band 2D).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Doctorate
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Medicine DM