Medicine on medical form with stethoscope and pen
  • Clinical trials and population studies 
  • Medical statistics 
  • Community and Primary Care research 
  • Cancer 
  • Clinical neuroscience and neurodegenerative diseases
  • Stratified medicine and biomarkers 
  • Drug development
  • Hepatology 
  • Anaesthesia 
  • Infection and immunity 
  • Diabetes and obesity 
  • Medical education research and assessment 
  • Health and computerised cognitive assessment development
  • Developing interventions for socially marginalised groups

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, Faculty of Health:

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