Postgraduate study

The UK is a world leader in health research and the University of Bristol offers outstanding postgraduate research training.

We offer high-quality collaborative translational and population health research using a wide range of techniques - from molecular biology to epidemiology.

Postgraduate research opportunities-PhD, MD, DSc, MSc by Research

Graduates with good undergraduate or masters degrees in relevant disciplines can apply for projects in either of our 2 departments:

 Short courses

Bristol Medical School Short Course programme offers intensive online short courses in research methodology, design and analysis in health sciences. 

Taught masters courses

A truly international cohort of students study on our broad range of highly popular postgraduate taught courses. Part-time and distance-learning options are available on some courses.

Clinical academic training

The University's clinical academic training pathway offers clinicians the opportunity to develop an academic career.

I wanted to study at the University of Bristol because the facilities here are fantastic. It's got a brilliant reputation and it's also a leading university in the field of medical sciences.

Will, MRes Health Sciences Research

We provide a supportive environment to nurture our postgraduate students, enabling you to fulfil your potential and pursue a rewarding career.

Associate Professor Oscar Cordero llana and Professor Kathleen Gillespie, Co-Directors of Postgraduate Research (Translational Health Sciences)
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