In the last Research Excellence Framework, we were UK number one for medical research excellence and in the top five for biological research excellence. Students come from all over the world to complete their PhD in one of our world-class research centres, studying subjects including anatomy and physiology, animal models of human disease, stem cells and regenerative medicine.
Many of our key publications are based on our PhD students' research. On these webpages you can find out about current PhD opportunities in Biomedical Science, how to get in touch if you have your own idea for a project, and what funding opportunities are available to you.
On the page below, you can find details of PhD projects that are currently available in Biomedical Science.
Although our official application deadline (2.12.16.) has expired, please feel free to contact a project supervisor to enquire about availability if you are interested. In addition, some projects are still listed as 'open applications, including a range of White Rose BBSRC DTP Funded Studentships.
Before you start your PhD, you can complete a one-year masters degree to improve your scientific skills:
We also run a 20 week course on molecular, cellular and developmental biology techniques, to help you prepare for postgraduate study:
There are a number of different ways to fund your PhD. See what options are available to you:
When you have found a project you want to apply for, please use the University of Sheffield's online application form.
If you would like any more information or have any questions, please contact our postgraduate admissions team.
Telephone: +44 (0)114 222 2319
Post: Department of Biomedical Science, The University of Sheffield, Firth Court, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, United Kingdom
You can also visit us throughout the year:
About our research
We are one of the world's leading departments for whole-organism biology, with the UK's highest concentration of animal and plant science researchers. Find out about our three research groupings and read case studies to learn about the impact our research is making.
The application deadline for our all our PhD projects is Friday 2 December 2016. Interviews will take place on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 January 2017. All applicants should ensure that both references are uploaded onto their application as a decision will be unable to be made without this information.