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Postgraduate academic education and training

We want to encourage enthusiastic, talented individuals to engage with research in obstetrics and gynaecology at any stage in their training.

To help you understand how you could get involved in research, we have compiled a summary of academic training opportunities across the UK.

The training pathways differ between the countries of the UK (see image below).

The training pathways differ between the countries of the UK

Medical Education

All of the clinical academic posts detailed above are also available for aspiring medical educators. Several universities offer distance-learning for certificates, diplomas and masters in medical education that can be completed alongside clinical work.

Training Pathways

  • Foundation years
  • Out of programme (OOP) research opportunities
  • Less than full time training and research opportunities (LTFT)
  • Postgraduate research degree opportunities
  • Academic speciality training programmes
  • Advanced academic career posts (following a PhD/MD)