What will I learn?

Overview

Visual Neuroscience is a research area in which you can focus your studies within our PhD programme in Vision Sciences. Our PhD in Vision Sciences comprises student-led research across a wide range of disciplines, from molecular and cell biology to neuroscience and clinical studies of human vision. A PhD by research at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences is based around a specific, well-defined research topic. All students have regular meetings with their supervisory team, as well as an advisor who is not directly involved with the project, and is able to objectively monitor the progress of the research, and to provide independent guidance. In addition to the core research topic, the School provides a diverse programme of transferrable skills training, which complements the Doctoral Academy Programme. To provide opportunities to acquire knowledge and expertise for post doctoral/lectureship/academic positions in vision science research, neuroscience, molecular biology, molecular genetics, cell biology and vision science as well as for research positions in industry, the Health Service, scientific informatics and science writing.

Which department am I in?

School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

1 April 2022, 1 July 2022

Venue

Cardiff University

PO Box 921,

Cardiff,

CF10 3XQ, Wales

Entry requirements

For international students

Suitable for graduates in optometry, medicine, psychology, social science, physics, biology, biochemistry, mathematics or any relevant scientific discipline. A First or Upper Second class UK Honours degree, master's degree, or equivalent is required.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Cardiff University

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 GBP 600m in its facilities

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