Medical Education MPhil/PhD/MD

Major code: HPMR/HPPR/HPMD


The School of Medicine is responsible for teaching a wide range of programmes in undergraduate and postgraduate medicine. Our teaching is underpinned by a programme of research and evaluation that enables us to be at the forefront of innovation in medical education and medical education research. 

Subject Overview

We can currently provide support and traning for all aspects of mixed methods research with formal courses in quantitative and qualitative research methods.  We welcome applications from candidates with a strong background in social sciences research as well as from junior doctors.

Key Facts

Strong research funding
We've solid funding partnerships with Research Councils (AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC), charities (e.g. Wellcome and Leverhulme Trusts), DEFRA, NHS, Home Office, Police Service, industry and commerce.

Why Centre for Medical Excellence?

Innovative research

We've highly active, internationally renowned research groups and, in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008), 80% of our research activity was rated as of international standard. Targeting our key areas of interest we've systematically enhanced our research base, culture and infrastructure, whilst building internationally influential groups. Our work is theoretically robust and problem and policy focused, with a research agenda that's socially relevant and postgraduate teaching that's truly research-led.