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Doctorate in Medicine


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Entry requirements

Candidates should be able to exhibit both professional qualifications and clinical practice.

A medical or dental qualification e.g. MBChB, MBBS, BDS, BChD.

Registration with the GMC or GDC of the UK.

A minimum of two years clinical practice following GMC or GDC registration, with an additional year in specialist practice.

English language requirements

IELTS at 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each of the sub tests (or the equivalent).

If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, and you have a UKVI approved IELTS, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details. For further information on English Language requirements please see the dedicated international entry requirements page.

Learning and assessment

The award of MD will be granted following the successful completion of a scientific research study conducted in the laboratories of the University of Bradford. 

Successful completion will be evidenced by a written thesis or publications and defence of the scientific work at viva voce.

Early progression in this award will be evidenced by a written review of the scientific and clinical literature of publishable quality within 4-6 months of registration for the award of MD.

Students will have a minimum of two University academic supervisors and one clinical supervisor.

This is the current course information. Modules and course details may change, subject to the University's programme approval, monitoring and review procedures. The University reserves the right to alter or withdraw courses, services and facilities as described on our website without notice and to amend Ordinances, Regulations, fees and charges at any time. Students should enquire as to the up-to-date position when applying for their course of study.