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

Study for a PhD, MD, DSc, MSc by research.

Graduates with good undergraduate or masters degrees in relevant disciplines can apply for projects in many areas of:

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.

Short courses

Our comprehensive programme of high quality short courses are open to public health specialists, health-care professionals, members of the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, University staff and postgraduate students.

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.

Dr Gavin Welsh, Co-Director of Postgraduate Research (Translational Health Sciences)
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