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Medicine student Vassili Crispi working on a laptop on the collaboration deck in the Allam Medical Building at the University of Hull

Applying for a research degree

Find out how and when to apply to a research degree at Hull York Medical School (PhD, MD and MSc by thesis).

Identify a research area of interest

You might already have a specific supervisor or project in mind, or maybe you're thinking more about an area of study rather than a specific project. Whichever route you're considering, here are some starting points:

Complete your application

We recommend all prospective students to visit the University of York website for full details of how to apply.

Applications are made on the University of York website:

We advise to apply at least 8 weeks before your intended start date (or earlier if you are an international student to allow for visa applications).

Apply for funding

UK Government loans: you may be entitled to a loan to help fund your research degree.

Contact us

If you have any questions about applying to us, please email: