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Full time | Newcastle University | 24 months | 18-SEP-23

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Full time


24 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine

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Course type


Course Summary

Our DM in Genetics look at the causes of genetic disease. We explore genetic disease at the molecular and cellular level and its treatment.


Our research areas include:

  • genetic medicine
  • developmental genetics
  • neuromuscular and neurological genetics
  • mitochondrial genetics
  • cardiovascular genetics

You'll be a member of a thriving research community. The Institute is in Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.

You'll work alongside many research, clinical and educational organisations. This includes the Northern Genetics Service.

An MD is a doctorate or doctoral award. It combines your research findings with clinical practice. To complete the MD you will produce a substantial piece of work (80,000 – 100,000 words) in the form of a?supervised thesis. For professionally qualified doctors, an?MD (Doctor of Medicine)?is?awarded.?

Your development

Each faculty offers a researcher development programme for its postgraduate research students. We have designed your programme to help you:

  • perform better as a researcher
  • boost your career prospects
  • broaden your impact

Through workshops and activities, it will build your transferable skills and increase your confidence.

You’ll cover:

  • techniques for effective research
  • methods for better collaborative working
  • essential professional standards and requirements

Your programme is flexible. You can adapt it to meet your changing needs as you progress through your doctorate.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

A MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has also developed a presence in two similarly vibrant and globally connected locations, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide opportunities for global...more

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