Durham University

Durham University

Medicine

Most students are either practising clinicians or other health professionals seeking to understand their area of practice in greater detail or to gain entry to a more academically oriented career.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree; Master's degree usually required for PhD; English language proficiency to the University's required standard; English language requirements include an overall band score of at least 7.0 in the IELTS test (with no element below 6.0) or at least 102 in the TOEFL iBT (Internet Based Test) (with no element under 23), both achieved within 2 years of the programme start date.

Assessment methods

Assessment by thesis of up to 100,000 words which assessed by viva; the subject of the thesis is a substantial piece of original research through which students demonstrate their ability to undertake independent research.

Sponsorship information

The School of Medicine and Health has a number of dedicated bursaries and scholarships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

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