Other DPhil Programmes

Students who apply to and are accepted on these DPhil/PhD programmes may still be able to work with a supervisor/in a laboratory in this Department. As explained on the Medical Sciences Division website, there are two main types of DPhil/PhD programme: direct-entry or structured.

Direct-entry programmes

In these programmes students join their main supervisor's laboratory in their first year. Other direct-entry programmes that students can apply to and work in this Department are: 

Structured DPhil Programmes

These programmes, which are hosted by the Medical Sciences and the Mathematical, Physical, and Life Sciences Doctoral Training Centres, have a first year that involves rotations through two or more supervisors' laboratories before the student begins their main research project. Group leaders in this Department can supervise students on the following programmes:


Information for clinicians, including funding sources, can be found on the Medical Sciences Division webpage.