Research course

Dynamic Molecular Cell Biology

University of Bristol · Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences

Entry requirements

First-class or upper second-class undergraduate degree or Master's degree in a biomedical science discipline or a relevant theoretical discipline. Crucially, we are looking for talented and motivated students who are willing to take up the many varied challenges in molecular cell biology and are open to learning about new disciplines and working across different fields.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme brings together the skills and expertise of more than 25 internationally recognised molecular cell biologists, who provide training in a broad range of cell biology topics and techniques: from analysing dynamic behaviour of cells in organisms to studies of intracellular behaviour and now progression into single molecules and high-resolution electron microscopy. Training also covers the spectrum from the purest studies of fundamental cell biology through to direct and translational application to human disease.

Information for international students

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

This programme is fully funded by the Wellcome Trust. The trust provides funding to cover PhD programme fees at UK/EU student rate, research expenses, a stipend for living expenses, contribution towards travel and a contribution towards transferable-skills training.

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months

Course contact details

Mrs Lindsey Watson Graduate
+44 (0) 117 331 1535