Research Degrees at Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Find out everything you need to know about the range of postgraduate research degrees and current studentships offered by the Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry.

The experience of postgraduate students is very positive based on feedback. Depending on study background and choice of programme, a degree with our faculty allows progression in a variety of career paths, including clinical practice, healthcare service, research in non-laboratory and laboratory environments. Information on our schools, including staff and ongoing research. 

The first step for potential applicants is to identify a potential research area of interest by browsing our faculty's research groups.


After a potential supervisor has been identified, in order to formally apply, please follow the instructions for applicants and enquirers.

Please note that applicants for research degree programmes at Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry for whom English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of English language proficiency with an academic IELTS score of 7.0 or above (with no less than 6.5 in any component test area).

Find out about our Research Masters (ResM)

Long to take a medical, dental, or biomedical sciences research degree but have limited research experience?  

We offer opportunities for you to undertake research skills training leading to the qualification of a Research Masters (ResM) degree in Medicine, Dentistry, or Biomedical Sciences.

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