Our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programs will enable you to contribute to health knowledge in your field of specialty and gain expertise that is innovative, relevant, and progressive. 

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Unique to UQ is the Clinician Scientist track for medical students who wish to pursue an MPhil or a PhD. Students can either undertake a Concurrent MD-MPhil alongside their MD, or an Intercalated MD-PhD and MD-MPhil which requires students to take time out of the MD program and work full time on their research. 

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Doctor of Medicine (Research)

As the highest academic award in medicine, the Doctor of Medicine (Research) is designed to give formal, public recognition to scholars who have made substantial, original and outstanding contributions to medical science as evidenced by their published works.