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Dphil and msc by research
DPhil Students, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

Welcome to the Departmental Graduate Studies website.   The Graduate Studies Committee is responsible for all graduate affairs in the department and is chaired by the Director of Graduate Studies.

Direct entry DPhil and MSc by Research

We have up to 30 postgraduate students at any one time for research towards a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil.) degree, which is the University of Oxford’s equivalent of a PhD. Details of all our supervisors can be found here.

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 includes an induction, a series of seminars and access to training in a wide range of transferable skills.  

All candidates should contact the Postgraduate Training Administrator, Daniel Long, at in the first instance. 

For 2016/17 we have a number of full-time studentships that cover university and college fees and living costs. These are funded by a number of bodies including the Medical Research Council, the NIHR, Clarendon Funds and University Colleges. They are awarded on a competitive basis.

View our available Studentships

Apply by

12 noon, Friday 2nd June 2017 for October 2017 entry