Becoming a PhD student in the School means joining a thriving research community exploring world-changing issues at the forefront of science and healthcare.
It also means developing skills prized by academia and the biotechnology, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.
We offer a mixture of research-focused three and four year PhD programmes, supported by taught courses that will broaden your scientific knowledge and give you high-quality training in basic, strategic and applied aspects of research. Students explore a diverse and fascinating range of subjects and there’s every opportunity to tailor your studies and focus on areas of interest.
We welcome applicants from a broad range of disciplines, offering you a world of opportunities to work with acclaimed scientists, developing exceptional skills. We provide dedicated support for students with disabilities as well as opportunities to study abroad
Most PhD students begin their programme in late September or early February. For full details of our research areas, entry requirements and how to apply, please see the postgraduate prospectus. To make an enquiry or order a prospectus please use the on-line enquiry form.