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About Research Degrees

Warwick Medical School (WMS) offers a wide range of Research Degrees that will allow you to tackle health challenges from discovery science to health and social care delivery in Biomedical Sciences, Applied Health, the Clinical Trials Unit and in collaboration with our NHS and other external partners.

If you have a question, please do contact us! We are always happy to discuss with prospective students.

Phone - 024 76 573124


  • 4 years full time or 7 years part-time
  • For applicants interested in undertaking research in Biomedical Sciences, Applied Health or in the Clinical Trials Unit.
  • Various PhD titles are available

MD Doctor of Medicine

  • 2 years full time or 3 years part-time
  • For applicants who already hold a medical doctor degree (e.g., MBChB) and are considering a career in medical research.
  • Links with our NHS partners.

MSc by Research

  • 1 year full time or 2 year part-time
  • For applicants who do not have previous research experience and/or prefer a shorter research project.
  • Three MSc by Research are available.

PhD by Published Work

  • 1 year full time with a minimum 6-month registration's period before submitting.

Our PhD by Published Work is open to individuals who have already undertaken a portfolio of published research to the standard of a PhD.