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, 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 are proud to provide an exciting and inclusive post-graduate research environment training with an emphasis on student well-being and positive research culture. Our aim is to equip our students with the skills and knowledge to become research leaders or highly skilled professionals in other sectors

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