Our research is organised within the Biomedical Research Group.
Our undergraduate courses
Postgraduate taught programmes
Postgraduate research programmes
We offer Research Masters (ResM), Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) programmes.
Continuing Professional Development
Developing a 'first-in-class', single dose antibiotic
Dr Mathew Upton, Associate Professor (Reader) in Medical Microbiology, talks about his work with antibiotics.Find out more about the Derriford Research Facility
Nutrition, Exercise and Health graduate - Nils Swindell
Recently graduated Nutrition, Exercise and Health student Nils Swindell talks about his course and his placement monitoring runners in the Dragon's Back Race.View the Nutrition, Exercise and Health course site
Louise talks about how her biomedical sciences degree at the University of Plymouth prepared her for her studying to become a Physician Associate.Visit the MSc Physician Associate Studies programme page
Teaching and Learning
Engagement, experience and expertise
Working in partnership with our studentsFind out everything you need to know about studying with the School of Biomedical Sciences
Systems Biology Centre
The Systems Biology Centre offers genomics and proteomics facilities to researchers within and external to the University.
Find out more about the centre in our video
Learn about our varied research topics within the Biomedical Research Group, which include:
Non-invasive pre-natal testing, new targets for cancer treatment, understanding macrophages, combating sepsis and self-disseminating vaccines.Discover more about the Biomedical Research Group
The University has showcased how it is at the forefront of ground breaking research in addressing global health challenges to an audience of national health influencers, and guest of honour, Rt Hon. The Lord Willetts.
The University’s Health Research Showcase was hosted by its Chancellor, The Lord Kestenbaum at One Great George Street, London on Thursday 19 October.
It was an opportunity to see and discuss some of the University’s internationally-leading research that is making a real difference to people’s lives, the research crosses work enabled by the University of Plymouth’s interdisciplinary Institutes spanning the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and Faculties of Health and Human Sciences, Science and Engineering, Arts and Humanities, and Business.
The University of Plymouth are running Schwartz Rounds throughout 2017/18. These act as a forum for staff and students from all health and social care professions to come together to discuss the emotional care aspects of their work and training.View our detailed information, dates and contact details
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Hands on learning, exceptional partnerships and patient-focused research. Train with us to be a doctor, dentist or medical researcher of tomorrow.Discover more about the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry