Conjoint programs

MChD / MPhil

The conjoint Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda /  Master of Philosophy (MChD / MPhil) program caters for students who have a desire to enter the medical profession but also possess an avid interest in cutting edge research.

This one year degree is available by deferral to students who perform well and successfully complete their second year of the MChD and gain the Medical School Director's approval of a research plan.

MChD / PhD

The conjoint Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda / Doctor of Philosopy (MChD / PhD) program caters for students who have a desire to enter the medical profession but also possess an avid interest in cutting edge research.

Students complete two years of full-time research between second and third year of the MChD followed by part-time research over years three and four as required. The conjoint program is only available for students who qualify for entry to a PhD program (H1 honours or equivalent) and who achieve a higher level performance in the Advanced Research Project course and/or subject to the approval of the Director of the Medical School.