At a Glance
Our research spans biomedical and clinical disciplines ranging from basic laboratory science to clinical and applied research that impacts on many aspects of modern life.
The aim of the Biomedical Sciences programme of the University of Aberdeen is to conduct research that ranks among the best in the UK and internationally. Examples of areas of research strength include basic/applied physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry and drug discovery, infection and immunity, neuroscience, cell/developmental biology and cancer.
Research in the School is supported by state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. Our core facilities provide researchers with access to a range of cutting-edge equipment, staffed by experts who help with experimental design, training and data analysis.
Postgraduate students are supported by the Postgraduate School which provides induction, skills training opportunities and help with career planning.
A postgraduate qualification in Biomedical Sciences prepares you for a wide range of career options. Many of our graduates obtain posts in Universities, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, or hospital diagnostic and pathology laboratories. Further opportunities are available to apply research training in scientific publishing and communication, charitable sectors, working as a patent examiner on biological patents, in science outreach and contributing to the public understanding of biomedical issues. Some become business entrepreneurs and a few go on to study Medicine.
- Infection & Immunity
- Molecular Medicine
- Systems Physiology
- Translational Neuroscience
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- You are welcome to apply up to 18 months before your preferred start date. Actual start dates will be confirmed in the admissions documentation.
DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Biomedicine Health Sciences View 1772 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
- Normally, the minimum entrance requirement for admission to the PhD is a degree with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in an appropriate field, or equivalent. It is preferable that you hold a Masters in the chosen area of study as well
- If English is not your first language and you have not studied previously at an institution in the UK, you will need to demonstrate your proficiency in English by taking an IELTS, TOEFL or PTE academic test
International22600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22600 GBP per year during 12 months.
National4567 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4567 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Aberdeen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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