Newcastle University

Newcastle University


We invite postgraduate research proposals in a number of disease areas that impact significantly on patient care. We focus on exploring the mechanisms of disease, understanding the ways disease impacts patients' lives, utilising new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and developing new treatments. We undertake the following areas of research and offer MPhil, PhD and MD supervision in applied immunobiology (including organ and haematogenous stem cell transplantation); dermatology; diabetes; diagnostic and therapeutic technologies; kidney disease; the liver; magnetic resonance (MR), spectroscopy and imaging in clinical research; musculoskeletal disease (including auto-immune arthritis); pharmacogenomics (including complex disease genetics); reproductive and vascular biology; respiratory disease; pharmacology, toxicology and therapeutics; joint doctoral PhD degree programme in biomedical sciences.

Entry requirements

MPhil -A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject. PhD- a 2.1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master's degree would be advantageous. MD- a MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.5, or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
MD Full-time September 2016 - 24 months
MD Part-time September 2016 - 48 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Coordinator, Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7002