Research course

Neuroscience

Institution
Keele University · School of Life Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

Entry to our research programmes usually requires a Honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if you have been educated outside the UK.

Please visit the Keele website for more information on Postgraduate Research Entry Requirements

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research opportunities in the biological, biomedical and life sciences include a wide range of topics in mammalian molecular biology, molecular medicine, epigenetics, proteomics, physiology, structural biology and neuroscience.

There is an emphasis on links to clinical and other complementary expertise across the four sites comprising the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital at Oswestry, the Haywood Hospital and Keele University campus. A wide range of research facilities and state-of-the-art equipment are available in purpose-built laboratories in the Huxley Building (School of Life Sciences), the Guy Hilton Research Centre (Hartshill, Hospital site) and RJAH Oswestry, including the Keele Proteomics Facility.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The PhD/MPhil are purely by research culminating into a PhD/MPhil thesis defended at a viva, and there are no taught elements. For most students, the PhD/MPhil start date is end of September. Overseas students can start at different times during the year based on obtaining visa, confirmation of funding, etc. For more information, get in touch with the listed course contact, visit our course webpage to see relevant research leads or contact the Keele Doctoral Academy.

Course contact details

Name
Postgrad Research Administrator
Email
a.billington@keele.ac.uk