Research course

Mass Spectometry

Swansea University · Swansea University Medical School

Entry requirements

MPhil: A minimum classification of upper second (2:1) or equivalent.

PhD: All candidates will initially be admitted to the MPhil degree and required to demonstrate evidence of satisfactory progress at the end of the first year to prove an ability to proceed to PhD. Applicants for a doctoral level degree would normally have, or be studying for, a Masters degree at a UK or another University approved by Senate or similar level of qualification.

English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component).

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Swansea University Medical School invites applications from well-qualified candidates whose research interests correspond to the following expert-led research themes and technology platforms:

  • Biomarker and Gene Discovery
  • Microbiology, Infection and Immunology
  • Devices
  • Patient and Population Health
  • Translational Medicine
  • Informatics
  • E-Health
  • NanoHealth

The School also has strong links with the NHS and welcomes applications from candidates with a clinical research interest in:

  • Ageing
  • Accidents
  • Ambulatory care
  • Burns and plastics
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hospital at home
  • Infectious diseases
  • Pre-hospital care
  • Psychiatry
  • Rheumatology
  • Trauma surgery

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page:

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months
part time
48 months


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Swansea University Medical School
+44 (0)1792 513400