University of Chester

University of Chester

Stress and Human Disease

The CCSR (Chester Centre for Stress Research) is an interdisciplinary grouping linking the research interests of the Faculty of Applied and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Care and a number of external bodies; the aim of CCSR is to stimulate interdisciplinary research and perform research of international significance; all aspects of the biology of stress are covered, from the cell to the whole organism; these are mainly studied in clinical settings, for example for Alzheimer's disease, osteoporosis, leukaemia, or using cell-based model systems in mechanistic studies (molecular biology laboratory).

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a discipline appropriate to their intended area of research; substantial prior research experience may, in some instances, be acceptable in place of a 1st degree qualification; if the student is not sure whether this might apply to them, they need to contact the Graduate School who can advise them; international students must provide evidence of English proficiency at the time of application.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 9,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 9,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate School
Telephone number: 
01244 511000