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Southampton Medical School has been educating the doctors of the future for fifty years, and its growing reputation has been proven by a remarkable rise of 17 places: now ranking 71st in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022. The Medical School is also home to the UK's only Centre for Cancer Immunology.

Postgraduate taught degrees

Enhance your specialist medical knowledge with postgraduate study. Our flexible postgraduate taught degrees can be studied full-time or part-time* to fit around your commitments. These programmes are also available for undergraduate medicine students to take as an intercalation opportunity.

*for international students the option to study part-time depends on the requirements of the visa.

MSc Allergy

MSc Allergy

Study at a World Allergy Organisation Centre for Excellence and learn how to translate current best practices into improved patient care for all ages. This degree is fully online.

MSc Public Health

MSc Public Health pathways

Learn how to prevent and manage diseases on this practical master's degree. Choose to focus on global health, intelligence, or management.

MSc Genomics

MSc Genomics

Gain a comprehensive understanding of how genomic technologies can be used to improve patient outcomes.

Continuing Professional Development

You can study many of the modules from our degrees individually, as single modules (with assessment) or short courses (with no assessment).

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Uncovering our DNA

To find out more about what you could be part of, take a look at our digital book below. Read about the accomplishments and milestones that have impacted health on a national and global scale over the past fifty years.


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Fees and funding

Richard Newitt Postgraduate Taught Bursaries

The Richard Newitt Postgraduate Taught Bursaries scheme is a philanthropically funded bursary scheme that allows for bursaries to be awarded to postgraduate taught students applying to study in the Faculty of Medicine.

Bursary applications will open in June/July 2022 and will close early-August. For more information about applying, please check back here before June for an update. Please note we will also be posting an announcement of a call for applications on Twitter and Facebook, so we recommend you keep an eye out for the news on these channels to avoid missing out on the bursary opportunities.

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Southampton was chosen because it offered a postgraduate specialist qualification in Allergy and had an excellent reputation. Gaining this qualification gives credibility to my work as an independent allergy nurse specialist.
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