University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Cell Physiology and Pharmacology

Each postgraduate student is accepted to work on a particular research project under the supervision of a member of staff and concentrates on techniques appropriate to the project; general and transferable skill training is given through the advanced postgraduate programme.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in relevant subject; exceptionally other appropriate qualifications and or significant relevant experience considered.

Course modules

Examples of recent MRes and PhD projects: biochemical and mutational analysis of the extracellular ATP-binding domain and antagonist binding site of purinergic P2X receptors; physiological roles of voltage gated potassium channels in cardiac disease and cancer; glucose regulation of proinsulin synthesis in pancreatic ß-cells; regulation of P2 receptor function; neurobiological substrates of acoustic trauma leading to tinnitus; modulation of synaptic interactions by nitric oxide.

Sponsorship information

1 Novartis and 1 BBSRC-Smithkline Beecham case studentship and 3 MRC studentships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 7 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 7 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 7 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 7 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 7 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 7 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 7 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 7 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 7 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 7 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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Key information

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Cell Physiology and Pharmacology
Telephone number: 
0116 252 2922