|MPhil: Full-time 1-2 years, Part-time 2-4 years / PhD: Full-time 3-4 years, Part-time 6-8 years|
|February, April, June and September|
We offer high-quality doctoral training to postgraduatestudents who wish to pursue an MPhil or PhD. As aresearch student, you will undertake research with staffmembers to supervise and guide you.
Our current research themes span three main areas:
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
Infections and Immunity
Pedagogy in Science
Healthcare delivery systems
In the area of healthcare delivery systems, we extract innovative models and approaches from across sectors to alleviate health challenges in resource-limited low-income countries.
How to apply for MPhil/PhD
If you are interested in applying, we would recommend that you familiarise yourself with our research areas and staff expertise and then contact us to discuss your research project proposal with the relevant supervisor in the first instance.
MPhil : A first class or upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in biomedical sciences, pharmacology, pharmacy or a related scientific discipline. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.
PhD : A master's degree (or international equivalent) in biomedical sciences, pharmacology, pharmacy or a related scientific discipline. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.
Applicants must have graduated from an approved university. Other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)
TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)
PTE (Academic): 62 (with no less than 55 in each element)
MUET: Band 4
IELTS, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than two years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test. MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.