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Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

01-JAN-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine

Subject areas

Medicine (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Peninsula Medical School (PMS) is one of three schools within the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Plymouth. By studying for an MD, MPhil, ResM, or PhD degree at PMS, you will be joining a dynamic research community of students, academics and staff that are doing their bit to tackle some of the greatest problems impacting science and society.

This full time or part time doctoral programme is suitable for people who have a particular research question or topic in mind, and wish to explore this through independent study in order to produce an original contribution to the subject. If you aspire to a research career this is the most appropriate research degree to undertake. You will be guided by a small supervisory team of academic experts under the direction of a Director of Studies. Even if you already have a masters degree, you will be registered as an ‘MD’ candidate. You will be expected to fully engage with skills development and training and to present your research in a range of scholarly contexts.

Overseas applicants must submit their application 4.5 months prior to the proposed programme start date. For Home/EU applicants the deadline is 2.5 months prior to the proposed programme start date. There are three possible start dates per year, 1 October, 1 January and 1 April.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£4,473

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£17,170

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

All applicants must meet the entry criteria for a Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry research degree which are: you'll usually need a 2:1 degree from a UK University or equivalent

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more

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