University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Cardiovascular Research (BHF programme)

The course trains scientists in cross-disciplinary research related to cardiovascular disease, combining formal training in molecular and cellular biology; physiology of model organisms; human physiology; human genetics; genomics; and population health sciences.

Entry requirements

The university considers applications from eligible students who already have or expect to obtain at least an Upper 2nd Class Honours or equivalent in any subject relevant to the programme (including, for instance, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, physiology, pharmacology, medicine, statistics, epidemiology, and related subjects); candidates should normally be a national of the European economic area (EEA) with relevant connection to the EEA; relevant connection would be established if an individual has (i) been ordinarily resident in the EEA, and (ii) has an appropriate degree from a university in the EEA, or has worked in a university, hospital or research institution in the EEA for at least the past 3 years, or did so before taking up an appointment outside the EEA; candidates who are not EEA nationals may be eligible to apply if the individual has worked in a university (providing it is not for the sole purpose of full-time education), hospital or research institution in the UK for at least 3 years, prior to the date of application. IELTS score of 7.0.

Course modules

This programme brings together expertise in 3 interlinked research areas: vascular biology; stem cell and developmental biology; and population health and genomics. contributing researchers are drawn from cardiovascular medicine and respiratory medicine, public health and primary care, clinical biochemistry, clinical pharmacology, haematology, biochemistry, pharmacology and physiology. and several interdisciplinary institutes: the Wellcome trust sanger institute, institute of public health, institute of metabolic science, and laboratory for regenerative medicine.

Assessment methods

Thesis.

Sponsorship information

British Heart Foundation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 23,808 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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