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Research courses

Learn more about postgraduate research opportunities at the School of Biosciences, which is home to a vibrant research community. Our extensive, well-established collaborations with industry provide knowledge transfer to the commercial sector and the wider community.

What we are researching

We have a number of research sections within each of the School’s four departments, which identify our areas of research excellence. 

If you are interested in doing a PhD or MD with us, please look at the interests of our departments' research sections and get in contact with an academic.


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Funding information:

UKRI standard stipend (currently £17,668 per annum) 100% of UK/home rate tuition fees (currently £4,596 per annum) Minimum of £3,000 per annum research training and support grant to support research costs Support to attend at least 1 international and 3 national research conferences over the course of the studentship.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

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World-class facilities

Our School is home to specialist facilities that provide the latest technologies to support research across all fields.

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