Postgraduate Research Degrees
The Usher Institute is an excellent location for undertaking research degrees. We offer opportunities to study for a PhD, MPhil, MD or MSc by Research.
Types of degree
Our three postgraduate research programmes are: Population Health Sciences, Global Health and Medical Informatics. We offer PhD/MPhil/MD/MSc by Research.
Thinking about applying
Follow the flow chart to guide you through the steps for applying to study for a research degree at the Usher Institute.
We strongly encourage you to get in touch with a potential supervisor before making an application.
Available funded projects
Currently available funded PhD studentships
Funding and scholarships
There are various potential sources of funding to support postgraduate research degree study.
Edinburgh Doctoral College Scholarship
Application process for the Edinburgh Doctoral College Scholarship. Key dates and guidance.
Making an application
When you have worked through the flow chart on our 'thinking about applying' page, you may well be ready to make an application.
Postgraduate Research Degree Committee
The Usher Institute Postgraduate Research Degree Committee oversees the Usher Institute Postgraduate Research Degree Programmes.