A postgraduate researcher

Our research degree for medical professionals

Discover the details of our MD (Doctor of Medicine) research degrees

What is an MD (Doctor of Medicine)?

An MD is a programme for medical professionals to obtain a research degree. To do an MD, you need to hold a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Surgery or equivalent.

During your MD, you'll do research that draws on your clinical expertise. Your research may involve clinical trials, epidemiology, laboratory-based research, systematic review, social science or qualitative methodologies.

You can take up to 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time to complete your MD. 

We welcome applications from candidates in the following research subject areas:

How to apply

If you're ready to apply for an MD with us, please follow the links below to our online application forms. 

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences

October 2024 entry (Full-time/Part-time)

February 2025 entry (Full-time/Part-time)

April 2025 entry (Full-time/Part-time)

Health and Social Care

October 2024 entry (Full-time/Part-time)

February 2025 entry (Full-time/Part-time)

April 2025 entry (Full-time/Part-time)