Postgraduate Research

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition is an exciting and challenging choice as a base for your postgraduate research studies.

Postgraduate students wishing to undertake research within the School have a range of degree options to choose from:

  • PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
  • MD (Doctor of Medicine) & ChM (Master of Surgery)
  • MRes (Masters by Research)
  • MPhil (Master of Philosophy)

Your research training is supported closely by a dedicated Graduate School, who will work closely with you to ensure you receive excellent research-specific and generic skills training to equip you for future employment in research and other industries.

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EASTBIO PhD Studentships 2017

EASTBIO is the East of Scotland BioScience Doctoral Training Partnership and offers an excellent programme of collaborative training for PhD students. Deadline: 18th April 2017

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Current PhD Opportunities

We offer a wide range of research degree programmes and encourage prospective PhD students to apply at any time throughout the year.


PhD Perspectives

In this series of PhD Perspectives, our students tell you what it's like doing a PhD within the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition and why those thinking about a postgraduate research degree should join us here at the University of Aberdeen.