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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, Pharmacy, & Medicine (DOptom/PharmD/ MD).

  • You should have been awarded the UK equivalent of either a 1st or a 2:1 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
 

 2016/17 Entry

  • FOR HOME & EU STUDENTS:
  • Full-Time: £4,121 p.a. Part-Time: £2,060.50 p.a.

  • FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: 
  • Full-Time: £15,850 p.a. 

       
             
2017/18 Entry

  • FOR HOME & EU STUDENTS:
  • Full-Time: £4,195 p.a.  Part-Time: £2,097.50 p.a.  (Pending Review)    

  • FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
  • Full-Time: £16,200 p.a. (Pending Review)


ESPRC DTP Funded PhD Studentship (October 2017 Reg.)
Functional human neural networks grown on 3D laser printed scaffolds
[Please select "Biomedical Sciences"]
Supervisors: Dr Rhein Parri & Professor Edik Rafailov (EAS)
Closing Date: Sunday 23rd July 2017 (Please Note: This is a 'Re'Advertisement' and those that previously applied, please do not re-apply) 
 

EU Funded Horizon 2020 FET-OPEN Fully-Funded PhD Studentship (October 2017 Reg.)

Predictive Reagent Antibody Replacement Technology (Pre-ART) [Please select "Biomedical Sciences"]
Supervisors: Dr Anna Hine (LHS) & Dr Andy Sutherland (EAS)
Closing Date: Sunday 23rd July 2017 


Please Note: Only candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted by 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.