Research course

Oral and Biomedical Sciences

Cardiff University · School of Dentistry
PhDMPhilMScD by research

Entry requirements

Suitable for Graduates in scientific, clinical or engineering subjects. Applicants should normally hold a good Honours degree and be able to show research competence for Masters or Doctoral level entry.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Programme Aims:

To offer knowledge, training and expertise for a career in clinical or scientific research.

Programme Description:

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.

Students will join exciting research programmes such as:

  • 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

Special Features:

Students will work in critical mass groupings, providing a highly interactive research environment, with a high level of technical support and research facilities and laboratories that ensure optimal research training.

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Information for international students

Students for whom English is not their first language will be required to pass an IELTS test (minimum 6.5) or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


part time
possible months
full time
36 months


full time
12 months
part time
possible months

MScD by research

full time
12 months
part time
possible months

Course contact details

School of Dentistry Admissions Officer
+44 (0)29 2074 2468
+44 (0)29 2074 5004