University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Life Sciences

Supervision is available for the following projects: cancer cell motility and invasion: the interplay between protease and glycosidase enzymes; can inhibitors of glycosidases and glycosylation be used as potential drugs for the treatment of Trichomonas vaginalis infections; synthetic biology accessing antibodies; building artificial cartilage: mechanotransduction and ingetrin signalling; do microbes talk to our cells; chondrocyte function and arthritis: the effects of mechanical stress on chondrocyte activity and survival; pro-survival and pro-apoptotic cross-signalling mediated by B cell receptor (BCR) and RP105/CD180 toll-like receptor in normal B cells and B cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (B-CLL) cells; adrenal rhythmicity regulates ageing by favouring a shift towards cortisol synthesis at the expense of Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA); elucidating the emergent interface between systems biology and traditional East Asian medicines: a multi-sited ethnography.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class or above 1st degree or equivalent; Master's degree (or Master's degree pending); applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,070 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 10,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time £ 4,070 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 10,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cavendish Street Westminster W1W 6UW South East

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