48 months
Duration
21950 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

The Medicine programme of Cardiff University offers research degrees in the medical disciplines such as cancer, immunology, infection, immunity, neurosciences, mental health and population medicine.

Overview

Programme Description

For well over 100 years the School of Medicine has been committed to the pursuit of improved health through education, research and engagement with the wider world.

Our commitment to research excellence is supported through strong research centres, groups and units working collaboratively in our modern facilities.

Carrying out work in our research divisions, the researchers in the Medicine programme of Cardiff University are involved in cutting-edge science and world-class research in the field of medicine that have a real impact on people’s lives.

Who studies a Higher Degree at the School of Medicine?

  • Biological Scientists
  • Computational Scientists and Bioinformaticians
  • Epidemiologists, Statisticians, Mathematicians
  • Psychologists, Social Scientists
  • Physical Scientists

Career prospects

The PhD programme will equip students for a career in academic research/teaching, NHS clinical laboratories, and pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies.

Programme Structure

Our research is focused on interdisciplinary themes, each of which spans the spectrum from basic science to clinical practice in either hospital or community settings. Our key research themes include:

  • Cancer and Genetics
  • Infection and Immunity
  • Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences
  • Population Medicine.

Our underlying aim is to ensure the optimum ‘translation’ of fundamental knowledge to patient benefit.

Our approach brings together people, knowledge and skills from a range of disciplines. This approach is the key to our research strength and achievements. Each of our research divisions embodies this philosophy.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should possess a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree, master's degree, or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • In some cases, a medical degree and/or relevant professional qualifications or experience are required.
  • Specifically funded PhD projects will be advertised with specific instructions on applications, otherwise prospective students are advised to contact potential supervisors.
  • Applications can be made at any time, but in addition there will be specific calls, which have associated instructions and deadlines.
  • A personal statement or covering letter should address how the applicant can contribute to the proposed project.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21950 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 48 months.

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

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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