Keele University

Keele University

Diagnostic Science

Specific research areas include selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry (SIFT-MS) for the trace gas analysis of breath and urine; medical photonics; medical diagnostics (including the use of biosensors, imaging and metabolic screening, the role of bio minerals in neurodegenerative brain diseases); the applications of mass spectrometric methods to the understanding of complex biological systems in human health and disease; early detection and monitoring of lung disease (optical coherence tomography, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy). The lung research programme incorporates a multidisciplinary approach of cell pathology, molecular biology and bioengineering.

Entry requirements

Applicants require an Honours degree with a 1st or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if they have been educated outside the UK.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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