About us

The College of Medical and Dental Sciences Graduate School undertakes the vital role of coordinating postgraduate research activities and offer a number of taught postgraduate courses and professional development training ranging across our areas of specialism. 










Study with us

Our overriding objective is the provision of the best possible training environment to our postgraduate students. As a Postgraduate Researcher within the MDS Graduate School, you'll be immersed in a world of discovery and opportunity with access to a wide variety of academic programs in medical, pharmacy, health and dentistry education and research. The programmes are delivered by some of the UK’s most respected clinicians, academics, scientists and health professionals.

Located in the Medical School building, our team of academic and operational staff are on hand to offer support and advice whenever you need it. 

Leading the way in research

As a College, we have top class facilities that encourage interaction between disciplines and research areas so you’ll be amongst like-minded people, giving you the stimulation, support and challenges you need to succeed.

MDS is the largest of the University’s five Colleges and, with over 900 researchers and around £60M new research funding per year, it represents a major international centre for biomedical research.

Our overall research objective is to develop and promote excellence in basic and clinical science with the goal of delivering improvements in human health.  We take pride in a truly translational pipeline, delivering cutting edge clinical trials and patient studies, underpinned by cell and molecular biology research on both model organisms and humans.