Biomedicine, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    401
    Tuition (Year)
    401
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #175 ,
The PhD Programme in Biomedicine provides graduate students a framework to develop a research project and complete a doctoral thesis in the fields of health and life sciences.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS) in which this doctoral programme is run, includes a large number of research groups organized into the following research programmes:

  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Evolutionary Biology and Complex Systems
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Genetics and Neurosciences
  • Public Health and Education in Health Sciences
We welcome graduate students from natural and medical sciences such as Biology, Physics, Medicine or Biochemistry, as well as from quantitative sciences such as Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science.
Our doctoral programme carries out all of its activities in English and every year attracts a large number of students from abroad. These activities aim at preparing students to become independent researchers pursuing a scientific

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Project Type Open
  • Educational Form Academic, Professional

Programme Structure

Contents
  • Defence of the Thesis Project
  • Sessions in Computing and Information Competences
  • Biomedical Research Seminars at the PRBB
  • Science in Action (includes Conducting Responsible - Research and Critical Thought)

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

In order to be admitted to Biomedicine PhD Programme offered by UPF, candidates must provide accreditation that they have obtained an accredited undergraduate degree (Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution).

Moreover, they have to proof that they have obtained or are in position to obtain an accredited graduate/master's degree (equivalent to a Spanish Master Universitario/Oficial, Master's of Research.... ) which enables them to access a Phd programme in their home country.

In order to access a doctoral programme at UPF, you need to have completed 300 ECTS credits, 60 of those have to correspond to an official graduate, research orientated master's programme.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 401 International
  • EUR 401 EU/EEA

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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