Ph.D. On Campus

Infection and Immunity

Cardiff University

36 months
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The aim of the Infection and Immunity degree offered at The Cardiff University is to offer a broad knowledge and expertise in in all aspects of immunological-based disease processes at the molecular and cellular level, with strengths in innate immunity, cancer immunology, T-cell biology and viral and bacterial infection.


You can conduct your research  Infection and Immunity degree offered at The Cardiff University, within the Division of Infection & Immunity. Research extends from basic mechanisms of infection and immunology to translation directly impacting diagnosis, management and prevention of disease.

Centrally supported state of-the-art technology platforms, genomics, Medicine courses continue over proteomics, lipidomics, imaging and flow cytometry with expertise in cell and molecular biology.

Distinctive features

New and refurbished lab space in the Henry Wellcome and Tenovus Buildings combines state-of-the-art laboratories with shared core facilities for proteomics, genomics, transgenics, flow cytometry, histology and imaging.

Programme Structure

The following research areas are of particular strength:

  • Complement Biology
  • Inflammation and leukocyte trafficking
  • Biology of leukocytes sub-sets
  • Cytokines and Chemokines
  • T lymphocyte subsets and immune regulation
  • Immunotherapy
  • Arthritis
  • Innate and acquired immunity
  • Viruses and viral immunity
  • Cancer Immunology
  • Lipid Mediators
  • Antibiotic resistance and bacterial infection

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.
  • Decisions will be made on the basis of your written application and the references received, and potential students may be interviewed as part of the admissions process.

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.


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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