Research course

Biosciences

Institution
Cardiff University · School of Biosciences
Qualifications
PhDMDMPhil

Entry requirements

A 1st or Upper 2nd class UK honours degree or equivalent is usually required.

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.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

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.

We are ranked 13th in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. In this assessment 60% of our research was deemed ‘outstanding’ for its impact in terms of its reach and significance.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MD
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
School of Biosciences Education Office
Email
biosi-pg@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 29 2087 4129