Welcome to the Departmental Graduate Studies Web site. The Director of Postgraduate Studies is Dr Alison Ward. The Graduate Studies Committee is responsible for all graduate affairs in the Department.
Direct entry DPhil and MSc by Research
We have up to 20 post graduate students at any one time for research towards a Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) degree, which is the University of Oxford’s equivalent of a Ph.D. Details of all our Supervisors can be found at the bottom of this page.
We are a well-funded Department, able to offer graduate students plenty of space and facilities. Students also benefit from our close proximity to Colleges, Libraries and other facilities.
We provide a comprehensive training programme for graduate students, which include an induction, a series of seminars and access to training in a wide range transferable skills.
All candidates should contact the Postgraduate Administrator, Eli Fulcini, in the first instance.
NIHR National School
Applications are invited from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to develop a career in primary care research. These 3 year awards are offered a in national competition at all eight Universities within the NIHR School for Primary Care Research: Birmingham, Bristol, Nottingham, Keele, Manchester, Oxford, Southampton and University College London.
Awards will normally be taken up in October 2013.
Applicants must have a first degree in a discipline relevant to primary care research and will be expected to complete a PhD/DPhil during the award period. Students must be defined as "home" for fee purposes to be eligible to apply for this award.
Studentship awards include fees, an annual tax-free stipend of £18,000 and a non-pay allowance of up to £30000.
Applicants should follow the Oxford application process, by applying ONLINE for this studentship by the 11th April
On page 6, “Departmental Studentship Applications” insert the following reference code:- BZ/NIHR/MT13.
NIHR Studentship: Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring
Applications are invited for suitably qualified individuals to undertake a DPhil linked to a programme of work funded by the NIHR which is examining self-monitoring of blood pressure in hypertension. Workstreams include self-monitoring as a screening tool, statistical modelling including recalibration of cardiovascular risk scores to include self-monitored blood pressure, and a trial of managing hypertension using self-monitoring. Potential studies could come from the medical, statistical and social sciences and cross-disciplinary work is especially encouraged. Early discussion with the Chief Investigator Prof Richard McManus is advised. A stipend, of £18,000 will be provided to the successful applicant along with payment of college and university fees. Students must be defined as "home" for fee purposes to be eligible to apply for this award. This award is linked to Green Templeton College.
Please apply ONLINE by the 31st March for this studentship. On page 6, “Departmental Studentship Applications” insert the following reference code:- BZ/RWFA0/MT13
Students are encouraged to explore the Medical Sciences Graduate School website to see what options are available to them.