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, April, July, October

Course content

Postgraduate Research students are considered inclusive members of the School’s research team and are encouraged to take an active role in shaping the community and environment. As a postgraduate student you will have access to a diverse programme of seminars and workshops and a comprehensive skills’ development programme; which exposes students to innovation, Bioentrepreneurship and digital technologies as well as traditional core skills. You will join a thriving PGR community of 200 students with access to state-of-the-art resources and laboratories. Attendance at national and international conferences is encouraged and supported via a bursaries scheme. Each year the Medical School hosts a ‘postgraduate conference, where our students deliver oral and poster presentations to develop their presentation and communication skills and practice dealing with (and asking) questions in a realistic research environment.

Throughout your candidature, you will be supported by a supervisory team (academic and pastoral guidance) as well as a dedicated Medical School PGR Office team and Higher Degrees Committee.

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 Postgraduate
+44 (0)1792 295358