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Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences Integrated PhD programmes

Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences Integrated PhD programmes

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Cardiovascular Medical Studies Nursing: Specific Conditions Science (General / Combined)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Our strength is in identifying and designing novel therapeutic strategies that will lead to clinical trials.

Overview

Cardiovascular disease is projected to remain the single leading cause of death over the next two decades, accountable for considerable disability and reduction in the quality of life, therefore research is vital to advance its diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

The Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences (ICAMS) is a successful and vibrant research institute with outstanding training and learning opportunities. Our purpose-built British Heart Foundation (BHF) Cardiovascular Research Centre houses state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities and we are one of only six BHF Centres of Excellence in the UK. Our research strengths have been integrated into substantial, well-resourced thematic programmes that build on the strengths of individual, clinical and non-clinical principal investigators. Working in basic, translational and clinical research, our strength is in elucidating mechanisms of cardiovascular disease, identifying biomarkers of disease, identifying therapeutic targets and developing and designing novel therapeutic strategies that will lead to clinical trials.

Completion of taught masters level modules before entering a research PhD will provide you with a valuable introduction to academic topics and research methods, whilst providing key training in laboratory skills and the critical evaluation of research data.

Our ethos of research-led teaching will allow you to hone your research ideas and discuss these with potential PhD supervisors during year 1. Upon successful completion of the taught component, alongside students on our masters programmes, you will progress to your research degree in year 2 and complete an examinable piece of independent research by the end of the programme.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

14-SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,920

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Upper Second-class Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant subject area.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more