Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, June 2016.


Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Veterinary Medicine

Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, June 2016.

In this course, you will receive individual tuition in your specialist field. The core facilities include Chromatography, DNA Microarrays, Flow Cytometry and Bioimaging, Mass Spectrometry, Metabolomics, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Biology Phenomics. All the standard analytical and project-specific equipment necessary for high-quality research is also available, including that required for cell culture, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, electrophysiology, bio-imaging and molecular biology. Our PhD programmes are the regular meetings that you’ll have with your supervisors. In the first year, you will – with the guidance and support of your supervisors – lay the foundations of your research by learning techniques, planning the structure of your work and starting to gather data, based on an agreed timetable. Research areas includes infectious diseases and zoonoses; pathology; food safety and food security; epidemiology; veterinary public health; nutrition; metabolic disease and animal behavior.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, June 2016.

Full time | University of Surrey | 48 months | JUL

Study mode

Full time


48 months

Start date


Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, June 2016.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, June 2016.

Candidates should have a good honours degree (upper second) in an appropriate discipline, but prior experience in research or industry may be acceptable. Enthusiasm for, and commitment to, independent study is essential, as is a good command of the English language. Please contact the Faculty Graduate School to discuss your experience and qualifications.

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