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Different course options

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine

Subject areas

Clinical Services Administration

Course type


Course Summary

The academic clinicians form a vital link in our translational research, bringing knowledge of clinical practice into the laboratory and taking the knowledge of laboratory research back into the clinic and using it to help cancer patients.

Which degree should I choose?

There are two options available for clinicians who wish to pursue further qualifications in medicine:

  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Doctor of Medicine (Research) - MD(Res)

Brief outline of course structure and assessment

At the end of the registration period, students will be expected to submit their thesis (~50,000 words) and to complete an oral examination.

Possible outcomes include:

  • pass with no corrections,
  • pass with minor corrections,
  • resubmission of thesis (with or without a further oral examination),
  • further oral examination required,
  • fail

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

Students must have: obtained the MBBS degrees of the University of London or some other registrable primary qualification in Medicine, and be eligible for full registration or hold limited registration with the General Medical Council; obtained the BDS degree of the University of London and/or be eligible for registration with the General Dental Council and clinical experience relevant to the post. Also it is desirable to have: research experience relevant to the post.