Study with us
We offer opportunities for research training for clinical and non-clinical graduates and host two taught master's courses. We are also responsible for delivering the surgical training on the undergraduate course in medicine.
We are primarily responsible for the delivery and development of surgical training for 4th and 6th year medical students.
NDS runs taught MSc courses in Integrated Immunology and contributes to the part-time MSc course in Surgical Sciences and Practice, which is run by the Department of Continuing Education.
We also offer opportunities for research training for both clinical and non-clinical graduates. We have a growing number of full-time funded research student opportunities.
Global Surgery Course
This five-day course looks at the provision of surgical services at a global level, encompassing all related specialties including obstetrics, gynaecology and anaesthesia/critical care.
PGCert in Patient Safety
The Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) is a part-time course for healthcare professionals, offered by the Department for Continuing Education in collaboration with the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences.
UNIQ+ Research Internship at NDS – applications invited
31 January 2023
We are delighted to announce a new UNIQ+ Research Internship in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS).
New course director for MSc in Integrated Immunology: Anna Furmanski
31 October 2022
Dr Anna Furmanski has recently been appointed as Course Director for the MSc in Integrated Immunology programme ahead of Professor Jon Austyn’s retirement after 19 years in the role. Dr Furmanski is an experienced educator, course leader, academic supervisor, and research immunologist.
Appointment – Director of Graduate Studies
17 October 2022
After many years, Professor Jon Austyn is stepping down as Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) for the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), prior to his retirement at the end of this academic year. We are delighted to welcome Professor Claire Edwards as his successor.
Double success at The Transplantation Society Conference
11 October 2022
The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) is pleased to announce its success at the 29th International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS 2022) in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 10 to 14 September. Hisashi Hashimoto and Professor Fadi Issa received a Mentee-Mentor Award and Marie Sion won a Young Investigator Award.
Two NDS researchers receive prestigious MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowships
22 July 2022
Miss Catherine Lovegrove and Dr Alexander Sagar from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) have been awarded highly competitive Clinical Research Training Fellowships by the Medical Research Council (MRC).
DPhil student awarded prestigious prize by Italian medical academy
21 April 2022
This year’s winner of the prestigious Giovanni Maria Lancisi Award is Dr Pierfrancesco Lapolla Losasso, DPhil candidate at Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), presenting the research project 'Combined physiological and biochemical approach for the prediction of abdominal aortic aneurysm growth in humans' conducted through the OxAAA study.