Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Graduate School

Doctoral Training Centre

Image courtesy of Shutterstock

This Centre hosts one Direct Entry D.Phil (PhD) programme for Clinicians and seven structured D.Phil. (PhD) programmes offered by the Medical Sciences Graduate School.

Structured D.Phil. programmes are 4 years long and focus on specific research areas. Students spend the first year undertaking course work and short research projects in 2 or 3 laboratories. Their main research project is completed over the remaining 3 years of the programme. 

Information for current students

Contact Details

Professor Anton van der Merwe

Georgina Smallman


We are supported by

  • Wellcome Trust
  • British Heart Foundation

Wellcome Trust logo

British Heart Foundation logo