Postgraduate Research

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:

Find out more about our research areas in Applied Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, DentistryNutrition and Health and how to apply for a research degree here.

If you have any questions about a research degree at the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition please contact

Your research training is supported closely by our Postgraduate Research 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.


PhD Opportunities

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

Current studentship vacancies


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.