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Entry requirements

We require applicants to hold, or expect to gain, at least an Upper Second class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject area for entry into this PhD programme.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

This three or four-year PhD programme provides an opportunity for outstanding graduates with an interest in biomedical science. Studying across a range of disciplines you will have access to tailored York Biomedical Research Institute (YBRI) doctoral training activities focussed on the biomedical sciences and the core YBRI themes:

  • Immunology, haematology and infection
  • Molecular and cellular medicine
  • Neuroscience

York’s PhD in Biomedical Science aims to bring students from all over the world to our first-class research facilities. Over a three or four-year period you will develop and execute a significant body of research in your chosen field that will contribute to the development of new knowledge.

Areas of PhD research fall within, but are not limited to, the diverse biomedical portfolio of our academic staff, neuroscience, molecular and cellular medicine, immunology, haematology and infection.

Working under the supervision of world-leading, research-active supervisors, you will be encouraged to contribute substantially to the development of new techniques, ideas or approaches as you pursue research in biomedical science at an advanced level.

The PhD in Biomedical Science is a joint venture between the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Hull York Medical School (HYMS), as partners in the York Biomedical Research Institute (YBRI).

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. For more information see our Postgraduate English language requirements.

Fees and funding

We welcome self-funded students and those holding or applying for scholarships. Some projects are offered with full-funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    36+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
biomed-sciences-phd@york.ac.uk