Research course

PhD

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Medicine
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University; English language: IELTS 7.0 or equivalent for speakers of other languages.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

If you are enthusiastic about developing your career in scientific or clinical research, you should consider our PhD programme. Full- and part-time study opportunities are available in a wide range of specialist areas, from biomedicine to research in clinical environments and population-based statistical studies. You will undertake laboratory-based research at our modern facilities at University Hospital Southampton or community-based projects in a variety of settings, including general practice, hospitals, community and outpatient clinics, and patients’ homes.

During your project, you will be supervised by a small team of academics who are experts in your field of study. Your academic work will be supplemented by comprehensive training in research skills, statistics, critical appraisal and laboratory techniques. You will receive training in transferable skills such as communication, presentation skills and academic writing.

For further information, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
24-48 months
part time
36-84 months

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0) 23 8120 6685