PhD/MPhil Clinical Sciences / Programme details
Year of entry: 2021
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We work at the interface of chemistry, biology and medicine, and employ state-of-the-art laboratory methods in a concerted effort to advance understanding of the molecular basis of human disease, promote the discovery and validation of biomarkers, support the development of therapeutics, and assist the translation of biomedical discoveries. Our multidisciplinary group comprises analysts, biochemists, biologists, microbiologists, and clinicians.
All of our postgraduate research students attend the Doctoral Academy Training Programme delivered by the Centre for Academic and Researcher Development (CARD).
The programme provides key transferable skills in areas such as commercial awareness, academic writing and public engagement. This training equips our postgraduates with the tools to progress beyond their research degree into influential positions within academia, industry and consultancy.
The emphasis is on enhancing skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals, whether they relate to effective communication, disseminating research findings and project management skills.
See the training and development page for more information.
Teaching and learning
Applicants are specifically matched with a Primary Supervisor and individual project based on their research interests and background.
International applicants interested in this research area can also consider the International PhD programme with teaching certificate .
This unique programme will enable you to gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning, whilst also carrying out independent research on your chosen project.
Scholarships and bursaries
Funded programmes and projects are promoted throughout the year. Funding is available through UK Research Councils, charities and industry. We also have other internal awards and scholarships for the most outstanding applicants from within the UK and overseas (including EU nationals).