Ph.D. On Campus

Oral and Biomedical Sciences

Cardiff University

36 months
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Oral and Biomedical Sciences degree From Cardiff University, is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Dentistry research programmes (MPhil, PhD).


The department welcomes applications from students interested in undertaking research towards attainment of a higher degree.To meet this goal the department offers students a high level of expertise and support in a variety of research subjects. Oral and Biomedical Sciences degree is offered at The Cardiff University.


We are inviting applications to a number of self-funded PhD projects in the School of Dentistry. These projects are open to UK/EU and overseas students.

Although the projects are designed for full-time study, you are welcome to discuss the feasibility of conducting any project part-time with the supervisor in advance of your application. You can find their contact information by following the profile links at the bottom of each project description below.

Programme Structure

Research areas:

  • Extracellular matrix in providing tissue structure and function
  • Wound healing biology
  • Cell biology of mineralised tissues
  • Biomarkers of disease
  • Microbiology and biofilm research
  • Bioactive and polymeric biomaterials
  • Finite element analysis and biomechanical engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In place of a personal statement, you must write as to why you want to undertake the particular type of PhD research study, eg laboratory based, (approximately 500 words).
  • In answer to the question ‘How do you plan to fund your studies?’, please specify the details and upload any documents providing the evidence (for example, a letter of confirmation of scholarship).
  • Suitable for graduates in scientific, clinical or engineering subjects, eg biosciences, chemistry, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy.
  • Applicants should normally hold a good honours degree, MSc or equivalent and be able to show research competence for master's or doctoral level entry.

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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