University of Edinburgh
The centre for cardiovascular science aims to foster and deliver research into the causes, consequences and therapy of the cardiovascular diseases; postgraduates have the the opportunity to work within internationally leading research programmes addressing fundamental development and control of the cardiovascular system and the origins and consequences of cardiovascular disease; major research efforts are directed at: the metabolic syndrome and risk factors for cardiovascular disease; mechanisms of atheromatous plaque formation and disruption; prenatal programming of cardiovascular disease; renal dysfunction and hypertension; mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction; circadian biology; cell biology.
Applicants require a relevant undergraduate degree with a UK 2.1 or higher result, or its international equivalent; applicants must also be interviewed; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.
Part of Wellcome cardiovascular research initiative; posts are highly competitive and advertised annually.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 17,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||6 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 8,600 per Academic year (overseas fees)||6 years|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||£ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||£ 3,300 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||£ 10,675 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
0131 242 6720