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Orthopaedics, Trauma and Sports Medicine PhD

Orthopaedics, Trauma and Sports Medicine PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Sports Medicine Orthopedics Sports Physiotherapy Sports / Movement Science

Course type


Course Summary

In this course, the areas of research interest include: arthritis pain and new therapeutic targets for pain; osteoporosis; antimicrobial biomaterials: bone graft substitutes, middle ear infections and urinary catheters; skin disinfectants; risk assessment and injury prevention in sport; football for health promotion programme; implant design and shoulder surgery. The School of Medicine has world-class laboratory facilities, incorporating the latest technologies and specialist services. The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Graduate Centre provides a formal training course which covers a variety of transferable skills targeted specifically at students studying within the faculty. The course is credit weighted with particular parts of the course being compulsory /obligatory. The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain's leading graduate employers and can offer students a head-start when it comes to their career.

Different course options

Full time | Queen's Medical Centre | 4 years | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

International fees will be charged as follows: Low-cost research - £17,550, Medium-cost research in Applied Psychology and Paediatric Pharmacology - £21,000, Laboratory-based research - £24,990, High-cost laboratory-based research - £28,260, Technically-intensive/specialised research projects with high consumable costs - £33,540, Exceptional technically-intensive/specialised research projects with high consumable costs - £41,430.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants who wish to register for a PhD will be required to possess a first degree with at least 2:1 (or international equivalent) classification.