Prof Nigel Gooderam with PhD student in the labThe Department of Surgery and Cancer provides a number of research opportunities. We currently have over 400 research students studying towards either a PhD or MD (Res) and are pioneering postgraduate research through our Stratified Medicine Graduate Training Programme (STRATiGRAD). 

The Department welcomes research degree applications from around the world, provided that they meet Imperial College’s eligibility criteria. We can provide projects in any of our research areas, reflecting the patient-centred nature of our translational research.