What will I learn?

Our primary objective is to provide internationally competitive research projects, producing highly skilled and competitive postgraduates with excellent future career e department welcomes applications from students interested in undertaking research towards attainment of a higher degree. To meet this goal the department offers students a high level of expertise and support in a variety of research subjects. The programme aims to offer knowledge, training and expertise for a career in clinical or scientific research. Students will work in critical mass groupings, providing a highly interactive research environment, with a high level of technical support and research facilities and laboratories that ensure optimal research training.

Which department am I in?

School of Dentistry

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 April 2020, 1 July 2020, 1 October 2020, 4 January 2021


Cardiff University

PO Box 921,


CF10 3XQ, Wales

Entry requirements

For international students

For non-clinical research programmes we require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with no less than 5.5 in any of the 4 sub sections) or equivalent qualification. For clinical programmes we require a minimum IELTS score of 7 overall (with a minimum score of 6 in each of the four sub-sections).

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About this uni

Cardiff University is recognised by international employers from the globe-over, making its graduates highly sought after.

  • Ranked in the world’s top 100
  • Based in one of the safest capital cities in Europe
  • High quality teaching with highly qualified teaching staff
  • Recently invested GBP600m in its facilities