Students will normally be expected to possess a good first degree (usually first class or second class honours) or overseas equivalent in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Biology or related subjects.
Months of entry
January, September, July, April
The Clore Laboratory is an internationally recognised centre for integrated research into diabetes, obesity and metabolic diseases.
Established in 1986, it currently has a staff 15 of whom five are postdoctoral research scientists. Currently, there are three DPhil students. Students benefit from the holistic nature of the research, which ranges from investigations at the molecular and cellular level through to whole-body physiology, including the role of dietary interaction with the genetic background in producing disease.
The Clore Laboratory was purpose-built for metabolic research and has excellent facilities for molecular and cell biology, as well as biochemistry, physiology and pharmacology. The range of scientific disciplines among the researchers provides an excellent training ground in research methodologies.
In circumstances where it is not possible for students to undertake residency in Buckingham but have full-time access to laboratory facilities, it may be possible to register for an MPhil/DPhil degree, subject to the suitability of the proposed research programme and the availability of local supervision.
The Clore Laboratory is situated in the attractive and rural environment of Buckingham, at the heart of the University campus.
Information for international students
Buckingham is a truly global community with students of all ages and cultures: over 90 countries are represented. It is a place to establish lasting networks, both professionally and socially. Our alumni networks operate successfully all over the world and we encourage them to stay in touch with us.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Ms Julie Cakebread