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Cardiovascular Sciences PhD

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Cardiovascular Medical Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Cardiovascular Sciences PhD in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences will provide you with the skills needed to contribute to research within clinical cardiovascular medicine based on an understanding of key pathological events such as coronary artery plaque rupture and thrombosis or the vicious regulatory circles causing heart failure, and on subsequent rigorous evaluation of new therapeutic interventions in large controlled clinical trials. You will work amongst the very best researchers to produce original and distinctive globally leading research with our world-leading expertise into discovering more about the causes, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, the world’s biggest killer. PhD program is intended for students who wish to obtain high quality research training that will enable them to conduct independent investigative research. By studying in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences you will be joining over 100 postgraduate research students covering a wide range of topics including: Chronic cardiovascular disease, such as cardiomyopathies, sleep apnoea, diabetes, hypertension and exercise; Disease processes to challenge genetic modifications known to cause cardiovascular disease; Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for atrial fibrillation, myocardial infarction, heart failure, hypertension and newly recognised factors including chronic kidney disease. You will work closely with your supervisory team who will help you clarify your project and support your development. Your thesis will represent an original contribution to knowledge and demonstrate independent judgement.

Different course options

Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 3 years | DEC-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

DEC-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,320

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,420

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 honours degree in a subject relevant to the research area

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more