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Clinical Biochemistry PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Medical Biochemistry Biochemistry

Course type


Course Summary

This Clinical Biochemistry PhD ranges from the purely clinical setting through to basic science with an emphasis on the translational opportunities “from bench to bedside”. Subject areas include the biochemical, biological, biomedical and life sciences and a wide range of topics in mammalian molecular biology, molecular medicine, epigenetics, proteomics, physiology, structural biology, protein biochemistry, analytical biochemistry, clinical biochemistry and neuroscience. There is an emphasis on links to clinical and other complementary expertise across the four sites comprising the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital at Oswestry, the Haywood Hospital and Keele University campus. A wide range of research facilities and state-of-the-art equipment are available in purpose-built laboratories in the Huxley Building (School of Life Sciences), the Guy Hilton Research Centre (Hartshill, Hospital site) and RJAH Oswestry, including the Keele Proteomics Facility.

Different course options

Full time | Keele University | 3 years | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The fee for 2018/19 entry is £4,260. There is slight increase for 2019/20 entry. Continuation fee: 1-12 months: £300; 12 months+: £600.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if they have been educated outside the UK.