Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Visual Neuroscience and Molecular Biology

Research is available in various areas including: genetic models of eye disease, understanding and preventing corneal dystrophies, improving corneal storage for transplantation, gene transfer, molecular genetics of myopia, pupillary, accommodative and eye movement disorders, impact of neural plasticity on eye disease, ageing and cell dysfunction, role of growth factors in neovascularisation, oxidative damage and retinal dysfunction, stem cell biology, light damage to the eye, mechanisms and prevention of neural cell death.

Entry requirements

1st or Upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree, or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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Telephone number: 
029 208 70084