Medical Sciences | Graduate courses | University of Oxford
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Microscope study in the laboratory
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Medical Sciences

The Medical Sciences Division houses some of the strongest biomedical research in the world; Oxford is repeatedly placed first in clinical, pre-clinical and health in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 

The division’s 2,000 researchers cover a wide area, ranging from sub-molecular structural biology to epidemiology as applied to very large populations. This enables students to work on virtually any biomedical problem. The division provides a stimulating and challenging environment for nearly 1,200 talented graduate students with excellent new facilities and close personal supervision by world-class researchers.

The course titles below do not fully reflect the wide range of research projects available. You can use the Medical Sciences Graduate School website to identify opportunities and courses based on your area of interest.

All candidates who apply by the January deadline are automatically considered for full funding awards, irrespective of their nationality. The majority of students accepted by the division secure full funding, covering both fees and living expenses.

Courses offered by the division

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