We offer a broad range of PhD opportunities.

Our current research students cover a diverse array of disciplines including:

  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cancer
  • Neuroscience
  • Infection and Inflammation
  • Health and Bioinformatics and Genomics
  • Translational and Cellular Imaging and Engineering
  • Medical Education
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Biomechanics
  • Motion Analysis
  • Sports Biomechanics and Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal


Current funded PhDs

Learn more about currently available PhD opportunities with us.


We encourage prospective PhD students to contact us directly to find out more about our PhD opportunities.

Informal PhD enquiries contact for all research themes

Miss Claire Neillie
Senior Administrator (PGR),
School of Medicine
+44(0)1382 383714

Doctoral Training Programme

The University of Dundee hosts an MRC PhD Doctoral Training Programme in Quantitative and Interdisciplinary approaches to biomedical science (QIBIOMED).

Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery has a long tradition in supervising postgraduate research leading to PhD research degrees in a wide-ranging choice of subject matter.

Divisional PhD Leads

The Centre for Medical Education

The Centre for Medical Education (CME) PhD lead is Susie Schofield.


To apply for a research degree please use the UCAS Postgraduate application system.

Visit our PhD Application Process webpage for more information on what you should submit as part of your application