University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Medicine

For most students, the PhD is a 3-year programme of supervised research, examined by thesis. The thesis is normally submitted by the end of the 3rd year and is a piece of original work describing the research undertaken and its implications for present knowledge. During the 1st year of study the School may require your attendance on particular courses in order to acquire specific skills or knowledge, as appropriate to your area of study.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, UK 2.1 or equivalent, in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Current research themes include: Medical photonics; molecular biology; infection; genomics; cell signalling; people and populations; health psychology; violence reduction; child and adolescent health.

Assessment methods

Candidates submit a thesis of 80,000 words.

Sponsorship information

Entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 18,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Full-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Full-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Full-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Full-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Secretary
Telephone number: 
01334 463601