University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Microbial and Cellular Sciences

Research may be carried out in the clinical workplace and/or in the University's facilities, and will be supervised jointly by a collaborative supervisor from the hospital and a principal supervisor from the Faculty. Your research area may be in any branch of medicine that links in with our research portfolio, and you should expect to commit approximately two years to research and training activities, plus some time to write up the thesis and take the viva voce exam.

Entry requirements

Open to candidates registered with the General Medical Council and working within the NHS or in an approved institution. English Language requirements IELTS minimum 7.0, minimum by component 6.5.

Course modules

Research areas include: Cancer, including embryonic gene targeting, viral and gene cancer therapies, biomarkers and clinical trials; infectious diseases, including mycobacterial and meningococcal disease, zoonotic diseases, RNA enteric viruses, viral and bacterial veterinary pathogens; computational and systems biology.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include thesis and viva voce.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MD Part-time October 2016 - 24 months
MD Part-time October 2016 - 36 months
MD Part-time October 2016 - 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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