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Current means of obtaining a PhD in the UK

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Editor,—Following my study into MD degrees1 I investigated the current means of obtaining a PhD in the UK. The same questionnaire was sent to the 10 doctors whose PhD was quoted in the paediatric/perinatal section of the Index to theses with abstracts journal in 1986–95. Nine replies were obtained.

Though this was a small study one can make some comparisons between MDs and PhDs. All candidates pursuing a PhD, unlike all those …

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