Research course

Doctor of Medicine

University of Southampton · School of Medicine

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.

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

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

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Doctorate
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Medicine DM