University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


Entry requirements

Relevant upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent from an approved institution.

Course modules

Research areas include: novel anti-cancer gene therapies: use of macrophages to selectively destroy the tumour vasculature in hypoxic areas; hypoxic signalling in cancer and other diseases states as the basis for therapeutics and pathogenetic studies; neurodegeneration, motor neuron disease, dementia, brain inflammation; clinically relevant biological and molecular aspects of gynaecological cancer; information design in medicine; the autopsy in medicine and society; prognostic predictors in hepatitis C; determinants of breast cancer progression; tumour suppressor genes in endometrial cancer; macrophage localisation in prostate tumours; characterisation of TIMP-3 in disease and use in tissue engineering; pathology of cellular injury.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

The Medical School
Telephone number: 
0114 222 5522