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Macrophage foam cells in a developing atherosclerotic lesion visualised by confocal microscopy - macrosialin in red, CD68-GFP transgene in green © Dr Eileen McNeill, Dr Asif Iqbal and Professor David R Greaves

This DPhil programme is aimed at basic science graduates who want to undertake advanced research into cardiovascular disease. The programme provides you with a solid grounding in the study of cardiac and vascular biology through the provision of taught courses, advanced level seminars and tutorials predominantly in the first year.

Read the full DPhil in Cardiovascular Science course information on the University of Oxford admissions website.

The UK government has confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in 2019/20 will continue to have ‘Home’ fee status and pay fees at the home rate for the duration of their course.  For more information please see http://www.ox.ac.uk/students/oxford-and-the-eu

Lisa Simpson, DPhil student in Cardiovascular Science
Lisa Simpson, DPhil student in Cardiovascular Science
I chose the BHF programme because of the opportunity to ... gain knowledge of new techniques and areas of research.Read more about Lisa's experiences

Supervisors

The following researchers are affiliated with this programme

Application Deadline

Open to applications for 2019-20 entry.  The application deadline is 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 11 January 2019

Programme Director: Professor David R Greaves

Programme Co-Directors: Dr Nicola Smart and Professor Kim Dora