Postgraduate Study Opportunities

The University of Sheffield is one of the UK's top universities in terms of its teaching and research, as rated by The Times Good University Guide, the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, HEFCE Teaching Quality Assessments and the Virgin 2008 Alternative Guide to UK Universities. The Department of Cardiovascular Science is able to offer students state of the art laboratories, 24/7 access to library and computing facilities, excellent accommodation, world class sporting facilities and easy access to the stunning countryside of the Peak District National Park.

Three main types of graduate activities take place in the Department of Oncology & Metabolism and the Medical School.

PhD Research Degrees

Graduates with, or who expect to receive either a first class, or upper second class degree, or who already have a Master's qualification in a suitable subject are eligible to apply on PhD programmes within the Medical School. These are degrees by research, and offer you the chance to make a unique contribution to your selected field of study.

MD Research Degrees

Text 2Graduates in Medicine who are interested in research may be eligible to apply for the research degree of MD.

Current Opportunities in the Department of Oncology & Metabolism

For details of the projects available for the Faculty and University studentships and for Self-funded students please see our Graduate School projects page.

How to Apply

Complete an on-line application form.  Please state "Medicine" as the department you would like to study in and remember to include which project you are applying for.