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Postgraduate Research Opportunities

LHS Research Degrees Programme

We offer an extensive range of exciting research opportunities through PhD Programmes in Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences and Neurosciences.See our current range of PhD research projects or contact our researchers  directly with your own relevant research proposal.

We also offer Professional Doctorate Programmes in Optometry & Medicine (DOptom / MD).

  • You should have been awarded the UK equivalent of a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree in a relevant subject, or have an MSc and/or similar award or experience deemed to provide evidence of research potential
  • Non-native speakers of English are normally also required to satisfy minimum English language requirements. Find more information HERE. Our School's requirements are:
  • IELTS:  Minimum Overall Score of: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each section)

  • TOEFL (Internet-based Only):  Minimum Overall Score of 93 (minimum in Reading: 18, Writing:  23,Listening: 19 and Speaking: 19)

  • PEARSON:  Minimum Overall Score of: 63  (minimum of 57  in each section).



IELTS        
Reading  Writing
 Listening Speaking  Total
6.0  6.0 
 6.0 
 6.0 6.5
         
TOEFL iBT    
 
Reading Writing
 Listening Speaking
Total
18 23
 19  19  93
   
Pearson Academic 
   
       
Reading Writing
 Listening Speaking
Total
57 57  57 57 63
 

2017/18 Entry 

  • FOR HOME & EU STUDENTS:
  • Full-Time: £4,195 p.a.  Part-Time: £2,097.50 p.a.
  • FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
  • Full-Time: £16,200 p.a.

2018/19 Entry 

  • FOR HOME & EU STUDENTS: 
  • Full-Time: £4,260 p.a.  Part-Time: £2,130 p.a.
  • FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: 
  • Full-Time: £17,000 p.a.

              

One Fully Funded Full-Time 50-50 PhD Studentship for Home (UK) Students Only
The Impact of Ocular Surface Disease in Glaucoma
[Please select. “Research Health Sciences”]
Supervisors: Dr Gurpreet Bhogal-Bhamra   Prof. James Wolffsohn
CLOSING DATE: Extended from Sunday 1st July - Sunday 8th July 2018

One Fully Funded Full-Time PhD Studentship for Home/EU students only

Antimicrobial efficacy of novel XF compounds for the prevention, control and eradication of clinically and industrially relevant pathogens and biofilms
Supervisors: Dr Tony Worthington  Prof Peter Lambert
CLOSING DATE: Sunday 12th August 2018

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Please note: Only candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted by the supervisor/s.  If you have not received an invitation to attend an interview within approx.. two weeks of the closing date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.