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Southampton is one of the UK’s leading centres for biomedical research, offering a range of postgraduate opportunities in both basic and clinical science.As a research-intensive university, you will benefit from studying alongside academics working at the interface of medicine, discovering solutions to some of the today’s key global healthcare challenges.Our cutting-edge research is already having an impact in a wide range of areas including asthma, osteoporosis, antibiotic resistance,
Southampton is one of the UK’s leading centres for biomedical research, offering a range of postgraduate opportunities in both basic and clinical science.
As a research-intensive university, you will benefit from studying alongside academics working at the interface of medicine, discovering solutions to some of the today’s key global healthcare challenges.
Our cutting-edge research is already having an impact in a wide range of areas including asthma, osteoporosis, antibiotic resistance, developmental origins of adult disease, liver disease and diabetes, and we opened the nation’s first Centre for Cancer Immunology last year, bringing together world-leading researchers to expand clinical trials and develop more lifesaving drugs in this exciting and promising area of cancer research.
Introducing your degree
You can choose from Southampton’s full and part-time PhDs in a broad range of specialist areas in Medicine, including biomedicine, research in clinical environments and population-based statistical studies.
Our PhDs are aimed at students who are enthusiastic about developing their careers in scientific or clinical research, and will give you the high quality training in research-related skills and professional/transferable skills enabling you to become a confident, independent researcher.
The University of Southampton is internationally recognised for its work in Life Sciences, of which Medicine plays a huge part. As part of our thriving postgraduate community, you will get the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from a variety of interdisciplinary areas, as well as the NHS or external funders, on research that is having a direct impact on society.
As a Medicine PhD student you will be based at one of the country’s leading teaching hospitals - University Hospital Southampton – where you will carry out laboratory-based research using modern facilities, and undertake community-based projects in a variety of settings, including general practice, hospitals, community and outpatient clinics, and patients’ homes.
Most projects undertaken by our PhD students focus on a medicine/health related topic and aim to deliver outcomes that may have a direct impact in future health and well-being. Many of our students go on to successful research careers in academia, working in the pharma/biotech industry, science communication, technical sales and support, publishing, clinical scientists, education and teaching.
Join a leading UK centre for biomedical research
Benefit from strong links with the NHS in teaching hospitals and in the community
Be taught by experts in your chosen PhD field
Collaborate with interdisciplinary researchers from across the University, in the NHS and industry
Be based at a leading UK teaching hospital – University Hospital Southampton
Work alongside academics who are making an impact globally in transforming healthcare
Applications are welcomed throughout the year and the programme can be started throughout the year
The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus.
A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize.
The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton, one in Winchester and an engineering campus in Malaysia. Each campus has its own community and personality, world-leading facilities and specialisms.
Students have the choice of 200 taught courses and 90 research courses to study at postgraduate level, which ranges from business to science, and engineering to art.
The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and the Zepler Institute for Photonics...