Postgraduate research: Translational Health Sciences

Our postgraduates are a mix of medically-trained and basic scientists, based in high-quality research and clinical settings.

You will undertake laboratory-based, translational and applied research. The focus is on clinical research, a significant part of which translates to clinical trials.

Translational Health Sciences, PhD, MD, DSc, MSc by research

We encourage applications for research projects in many areas, including:

  • endocrinology
  • cancer
  • molecular biology
  • genetics
  • neuroscience
  • pathology
  • clinical sciences
  • immunology

You can either pick one of our research projects or develop your own in a related area.

View postgraduate research projects

How to apply

Before making a formal application, please contact potential PhD supervisors to discuss eligibility and potential funding.

Find out how to apply. Read the admissions statement for full details.

Entry requirements

Details of the required academic qualifications and English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Details of current tuition fees for this programme. Further information on fees and living expenses.

If you are seeking funding, please see our postgraduate funding opportunities and advice.

Further opportunities

International students

International students coming to the UK to study full-time must apply for a student visa. Further information for international students.

After you apply

Full details on what happens after you apply.

Contacts

Application enquiries

Email: fohs-pgadmissions@bristol.ac.uk

General enquiries

Dr Claire Perks
Co-Director of Postgraduate Research (Translational Health Sciences)
Dr Gavin Welsh
Co-Director of Postgraduate Research (Translational Health Sciences)

Potential supervisors

Before making a formal application, please contact potential PhD supervisors to discuss eligibility and potential funding.

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