University of St Andrews: Medicine

InstitutionUniversity of St Andrews View institution profile
Department Medicine
Telephone 01334 463601
Study type Research


Multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches have been central to the continued success of medical research in St Andrews. Internationally recognised research programmes in various aspects of molecular medicine, psychology and community health sciences are currently being promoted and extended.

For most students, the PhD is a 3-year programme of supervised research, examined by thesis. The thesis is normally submitted by the end of the 3rd year and is a piece of original work describing the research undertaken and its implications for present knowledge. During the 1st year of study the School may require attendance on particular courses in order to acquire specific skills or knowledge, as appropriate to your area of study.

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The University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is Scotland’s top University. Year on year some of the worlds’ brightest and most promising students come to study with us, enriching their future and ours. Six centuries of experience give us a deep understanding of what students want and need to succeed in today’s professional world. Our graduates go on to help shape the world, from ambassadors, cutting edge researchers and inventors, to market leading CEOs and experts – and even a signatory of the American declaration of independence - St Andrews will help you to realise your potential, …

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