How to Apply
Applications for the DPhil in Medical Sciences for October 2019 entry opened on 3 September 2018. However, we are currently in the process of updating our supervisor profiles. We expect to publish these in mid-October. The deadline for applications for funded places in Friday 11 January 2019.
To apply for a place on the DPhil in Medical Sciences you will need to submit an application using the online application form.
In most cases, our students choose to apply to work with a specific supervisor after reading their supervisor profile. The list of profiles is currently under review and will be published in mid-October 2018. If you would like to be notified when new profiles have been published, please send us an email.
You are advised to contact your prospective supervisor before you apply. Please be aware that some supervisors receive a large number of enquiries from prospective students, so please allow time for a response and keep your message brief and to the point. Supervisor contact details will be included on their profile pages once they are published in October. If you can't wait until then, you can find supervisor contact details via the People tab at the top of the page.
You can find full details on the application process in the University’s application guide.
Course-specific information on the supporting materials required and how your application will be assessed can be found on the University’s DPhil in Medical Sciences page.
The deadline for applications for any Oxford-administered scholarships, including the RDM Scholars Programme and the WIMM Prize Studentship, is Friday 11 January 2019. We will not normally assess any applications received in advance of that date. If you have a specific reason for your application being considered early (for example, if you have been awarded an external scholarship which requires you to start in January or April) please contact us.