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Key information

Qualification type

DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine

Subject areas

Biomedical Sciences

Course type


Course Summary

We invite postgraduate research proposals in a number of disease areas that impact significantly on patient care. We focus on exploring the mechanisms of disease, understanding the ways disease impacts patients’ lives, utilising new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and developing new treatments. As a student in Biomedicine you will be registered with a University research institute, for many this is the Institute for Cellular Medicine (ICM). You will be supported in your studies through a structured programme of supervision and training via our Faculty of Medical Sciences Graduate School.

We offer supervision in the following areas: Applied immunobiology (including organ and haematogenous stem cell transplantation); Dermatology; Diabetes; Diagnostic and therapeutic technologies; Kidney disease; The liver; Magnetic Resonance (MR), spectroscopy and imaging in clinical research; Musculoskeletal disease (including auto-immune arthritis); Pharmacogenomics (including complex disease genetics); Reproductive and vascular biology; Respiratory disease; Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics and Pharmacy. As a research student you will receive a tailored package of academic and support elements to ensure you maximise your research and future career. The academic information is in the programme profile and you will be supported by our Faculty of Medical Sciences Graduate School.

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University | 24 months | APR

Study mode

Full time


24 months

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees: £4,327 - 15,127

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fees: £22,110 - £32,910

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should hold 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 developed a presence in three similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – London, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global...more

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