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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Nottingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    APR-21, JUL-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research overview

We will consider applications from students who completed an undergraduate degree in relevant subjects.

There are a number of postgraduate doctoral degrees available with the School of Medicine. You can explore our full list of research areas to get an idea of potential topics for PhD study.

Self-funded PhD projects are available within all our research groups. Subjects include:

  • anaesthesia and intensive care
  • brain tumours
  • dermatology
  • early life nutrition and disease
  • epidemiology and public health
  • gastrointestinal surgery
  • haemotology
  • maternal and fetal health
  • medicine and health
  • medical physics
  • neurology
  • oncology (and pre-clinical oncology)
  • ophthalmology and visual sciences
  • orthopaedics, trauma and sports medicine
  • otorhinolaryngology
  • pathology
  • primary care
  • radiological and imaging sciences
  • rehabilitation and healthcare
  • reproductive medicine
  • rheumatology
  • sports and exercise medicine
  • stroke

An overview of expertise in the School of Medicine and potential supervisors can be found in our supervisor search.

Average starting salary and career progression

90.1% of postgraduates from the School of Medicine secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £31,086.*

* Known destinations of full-time home postgraduates who were available for employment, 2016/17. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK.

Careers support and advice

Whether you are considering a career within or outside academia, we’re here to support you every step of the way.

You can access our Careers and Employability Service during your studies and after you graduate.

Expert staff will work with you to explore PhD career options and apply for vacancies, develop your interview skills and meet employers. You can book a one-to-one appointment, take an online course or attend a workshop.

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Nottingham

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  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    184 76%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%



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