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Biomedical Sciences PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biomedical Sciences

Course type


Course Summary

The programme consists of a combination of research skills training provided by the Graduate School together with supervised independent research, leading to completion of a PhD thesis.

Research overview

Our students enjoy expert supervision, extensive training, leading facilities, strong industrial links with major pharma companies and the opportunity to undertake short commercial placements.

The school encourages students to present their own original research as abstracts and verbal and/or poster communications within the school and at national and international scientific meetings.

Research facilities

We have excellent facilities for conducting research projects in the biomedical sciences covering molecular, cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, endocrine and neuro-physiology and pharmacology, as well as cell biology and genetics.

Different course options

Full time | Queen's Medical Centre | 3 years | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

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

International fees will be charged as follows: Low-cost research - £18,420, Medium-cost research in Applied Psychology and Paediatric Pharmacology - £22,590, Laboratory-based research - £26,250, High-cost laboratory-based research - £29,670, Technically-intensive/specialised research projects with high consumable costs - £35,220, Exceptional technically-intensive/specialised research projects with high consumable costs - £43,500.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need to have 2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject.