The LKCMedicine PhD by Research Programme admits students from a variety of backgrounds – natural science, medicine, social science, and engineering, and exposes them to a range of topics and disciplines such that on completion, graduates will have a deep knowledge and appreciation of both translatable and translational medical research methods.
It is designed to train and equip students with essential skills that will enable them to conduct cutting-edge research in one of the following domains: Lifespan Medicine, Population Medicine, Medical Biology, Medical Engineering, Medical Education Research.
- Global health awareness attachment
- Laboratory rotations & clinical attachment
- Three unique research training pathways
Students are expected to complete the programme in four years. The programme is open to applicants who are keen to pursue PhD studies on a full-time or part-time basis (self-financing).
The minimum and maximum candidatures are as follows:
Full-time and Part-time: minimum 3 and maximum 5 years
The LKCMedicine PhD by Research Programme is designed to train and equip students with the technical and analytical skills essential to address the School’s key research in Cardiorespiratory & Metabolic Health, Infectious Diseases, Neuroscience & Mental Health, Population Health & Health Services Research, Systems Biology, Medical Education Research, Regenerative Medicine & Developmental Biology, Health Technologies and Nanomedicine and Bioengineering. Students receive broad exposure to a wide range of expertise within the School and NTU before specialising in their chosen research area.
LKCMedicine PhD students must undertake the following: