Lancaster University

Lancaster University


This degree scheme provides opportunities for clinically qualified candidates to undertake a Doctoral level research project at Lancaster. Our links with many NHS trusts provide a wide range of opportunities for medically related research. Students will be supervised by a clinical supervisor and a member of academic staff in Biomedical and Life Sciences or the Medical School.

Entry requirements

Applicants must: hold a medical or dental qualification recognised by the UK General Medical/Dental Council; have held this qualification for at least 3 years by the date of submission; and must be employed during their period of registration in appropriate clinical or scientific work in hospitals or institutions (associated with the University) within the local NHS region. For international students: IELTS 6.5 score overall (with no less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent qualification.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by original research and thesis, viva voce.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MD Full-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

Key information

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