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Biosciences

Cardiff University

36 months
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About

Research in Biosciences from Cardiff University ranges across the biological sciences, from the understanding of precisely how neurons grow, to the mechanisms of cancer and other diseases, the molecular basis of animal and plant development and exploring the genetics of orang-utans, elephants, pandas and other endangered species.

Overview

Research is led by internationally renowned researchers running dynamic research programmes, with access to a range of state-of-the-art technology facilities.

Our reputation is reflected in the tens of millions of pounds in research funding that we attract annually and by our consistent high level of publications in top international journals. We encourage high-level interdisciplinary collaborations, both nationally and internationally.

Features

Students will train in internationally renowned laboratories under full supervision to complete a high-level research project on this  Biosciences programme from Cardiff University.

Our excellent seminar, skills and training programme at Cardiff University provides a fully tailored and vibrant research culture to ensure your professional development and employability.

Programme Structure

Research projects areas:

  • Molecular Biosciences
  • Biomedicine
  • Organisms and Environment
  • Cancer
  • Engineering Living Systems
  • Mechanisms of Life and Disease
  • Neuroscience
  • Sustainable Planet
  • New Technologies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are asked to hand in a research proposal alongside their application.
  • If you are applying for an advertised project, there is no requirement of submitting a research proposal – instead please submit a statement of support.
  • Note: Students must submit evidence of funding wherever possible, especially when funded by external sponsors.
  • Suitable for graduates in biological and related sciences, including anatomy, physiology and pathology, aural and oral sciences, biomedical sciences, biology, chemistry, computer science and informatics, forensic science, genetics, medicine, neuroscience, optometry and vision sciences, mathematics and statistics, pharmacology, psychology, sport sciences and zoology.
  • A 1st or Upper 2nd class UK honours degree or equivalent is usually required. MSc/MPhil for PhD Programme.

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees status is determined during the processing of applications, so we are unable to confirm this in advance or advise on fees status decisions.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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