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Human Metabolism MPhil

Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Urology Cardiovascular Medical Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The principal research interest in renal disease is peritoneal dialysis and the evaluation of fluid status in advanced renal failure. This links very closely to clinical work offering opportunities for projects translating basic science into direct relevance for patients.


Research in cardiology and lipid metabolism concentrates on the mechanisms of atherosclerosis and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease and insulin resistance and includes the role of autoimmunity in atherogenesis, trace elements, and models of atherosclerosis. Clinical research includes the assessment of insulin resistance, and novel biomarkers of coronary risk.

Different course options

Full time | Keele University | 1 year | AUG-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

2019-20: Full-time fee is £4,327; continuation fee is 1-12 months: £300; 12 months+: £600. Continuation fees will be charged at the beginning of continuation.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Academic Year 2020/2021: Primary Care Sciences: £16,150; Non-laboratory programmes: £14,600; Laboratory programmes in Science, Technology and Medicine: £16,150 to £24,300. Intermediate Disciplines including Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Pharmacy, Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy: £14,600 to £21,600.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

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