Research course

Biomedical Science

University of Southampton · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

Upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Months of entry


Course content

Our four-year Integrated PhD programme has been designed to produce the next generation of leaders in biomedical research and reflects some of the major research strengths of the University. The programme provides broad training in the intellectual and practical basis of scientific research as well as a focused individual research experience. The combination of a choice of laboratory rotations and a three-year project offers an enhanced student experience to prepare you for a career in scientific research.

There are three pathways:

  • Cell Biology and Immunology of Cancer
  • Immunity and Infection
  • Stem Cell Science

Modules include: Research Skills for Biomedical Sciences; Quantitative Cell Biology; specialist module in your pathway discipline; three short research projects.

Information for international students

Fees and funding

Research councils, NIHR, UK-based charities, UK government departments, University studentships, industrial and commercial organisations, overseas governments and institutions.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
24-48 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)23 8120 6685