Ph.D. Physiology course at RajaRajeswari medical College provides an opportunity to the medical graduate to become a competent physiologist and a good medical teacher. The Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program in Physiology is dedicated to preparing graduates to become independent researchers, capable of leading research labs, publishing and presenting their research, and writing successful research proposals to funding agencies. As you consider your doctoral education, recognize that a doctoral program differs in substantial ways from both undergraduate and master’s degree programs. Choosing to obtain your doctorate opens the door to obtaining a leadership position in the research world—whether that research is in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry, a university, or a clinical setting. You will spend 4–7 years working closely with a mentor, focusing on a specific area of science. You are encouraged to look closely at the research coming out of the labs of our faculty.