University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Virology and Medical Microbiology

Major research areas, some specific interests named: immunology: adjuvants; cytokines; macrophage activation; medical microbiology; bacterial pathogenicity mechanisms; diagnosis of bacterial disease using PCR and DNA hybridisation; bacteriology of genito-urinary infections, antibiotic resistance and plasmids; virology: antiviral agents, chlamydiae, herpes viruses, development of improved viral vaccines including HIB.

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd class Honours degree in appropriate subject.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

The Medical School
Telephone number: 
0114 222 5522