Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Biosciences at Brunel offer a research environment with projects at the cutting edge of modern biomedical research. Our research is internationally regarded and offers talented researchers the opportunity to work in a range of specialist areas including Nuclear & Genome Organisation, Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis & Therapeutics, Genetic Disease, Ageing, Immunology & Infection, Radiobiology and Endocrinology.

As a member of the Division of Biosciences you will ' Join an internationally recognised environment for research excellence, Be part of an expert community that publishes world'leading research and work with scientists who are leaders in their respective fields, Enjoy being part of a well'resourced, collegial research environment ' all our research students are based in our dedicated postgraduate study rooms alongside academic staff offices and play a full part in the activities of the Division

Course Modules

Our research is internationally regarded and offers talented researchers the opportunity to work in a range of specialist areas including Nuclear & Genome Organisation, Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis & Therapeutics, Genetic Disease, Ageing, Immunology & Infection, Radiobiology and Endocrinology.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £18,000 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £18,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • The general University entrance requirement for registration for a research degree is normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree. All international students must show evidence that they meet the English requirement for their course of study: IELTS 7 (with no less than 6.0 in any section). This applies even if English is the native language of your home country. An appropriate level of English language competence is also expected. Applicants may also be required to attend compulsory in-sessional English language support. The Senate reserves the right to assess the eligibility of applicants on an individual basis.
  • Potential research students are encouraged to contact members of staff in the area of interest to receive guidance on how to write the research proposal.