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Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine PhD

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Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 3 years | 09-JAN-23

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Full time


3 years

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Orthopedics Medicine (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Research profile

We offer a comprehensive research programme suitable for PhDs and MSc students, covering a diverse range of musculoskeletal disorders.

There are ongoing projects in the following areas: musculoskeletal tissue engineering; stem cells; regenerative medicine; orthopaedic engineering; modelling of the musculoskeletal system; osteoporosis; fracture repair; clinical outcome studies

Training and support

On entering the programme, you are assigned to the relevant research group. Your progress is monitored by a thesis committee convened from members within these groups.

You will participate in a monthly graduate seminar programme, presenting your analysis of original research.

You are encouraged to present your findings at national and international conferences. You are also encouraged to publish your findings in international journals, in advance of the submission of your PhD theses for examination.

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Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

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