Biomedical research
  • Cancer
  • Infection, immunity and inflammation
  • Clinical, cellular and molecular biology of neuroscience
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Clinical trials
  • Genetics, genomics and proteomics
  • Diagnostics and biomarkers
  • Biostatistics and bioinformatics
  • Medical microbiology and virology
  • Mitochondrial dysfunction and autophagy
  • Human physiology, nutrition and exercise training

Although you can do research in any of the areas and themes above, you may wish to look at the programmes available from the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences:

Postgraduate Research Coordinators

If you are thinking about becoming a postgraduate researcher at the University of Plymouth, you are welcome to contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinators in your field of interest.
They will discuss potential supervisors with you and answer any questions you might have about embarking on a research degree in their research area.
Psychology PhD student and supervisor

Apply for a postgraduate research programme

Find out how to apply to study on a postgraduate research programme at the University of Plymouth as a home student, an international student, or a studentship candidate.
Qian Chen