Research course

Biosciences

Institution
University of Salford · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in an appropriate subject.

PhD, MSc, MRes

Months of entry

September

Course content

The department has 18 full-time academic staff, recently refurbished laboratory facilities for cell culture, a pathogen suite, molecular biology, confocal and fluorescene time-resolved microscopy and microbiology.

Department specialisms

Cestode Zoonoses; inflammation; RNAi and nematode biology; Drug design and synthesis; in vitro testing; chemotherapy of cancer, pharmocokinteics; Immunodiagnosis; Time-resolved fluorescence Spectroscopy and imaging; Free-Radical Biochemistry; Gastrointestinal Tolerance; Bacterial Toxins; Helminth Parasitology; Immunobiology; Ecotoxicology; Nutritional Bioscience; parasite ecology

Information for international students

Currently several split PhDs (UK-overseas). Research students from Africa, Middle East, Latin America and Asia.

Fees and funding

EPSRC, BBSRC, Wellcome Trust, EC, MRC, CRCUK, CCLRC.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Prof Geoff Hide
Email
g.hide@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 295 3371
Fax
+ 44 (0) 161 295 5015