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
Welcome to our school
Neil Avent, Professor of Molecular Diagnostics and Transfusion Medicine discusses, alongside current staff and students, the benefits of studying with us.
Watch our welcome video.Visit our school blog
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 Plymouth University prepared her for her studying to become a Physician Associate.Visit the PgDip 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 and Healthcare Sciences
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
Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PU PSMD)
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 Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PU PSMD)