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Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences

Programme Description

Biomedical scientists bridge the gap between the basic sciences and medicine, conduct research in order to comprehend human disease and find ways to improve human health. Graduates interested in conducting independent research and gaining laboratory experience might benefit from our PhD programme. Students in the programme are supervised individually by an academic staff at a professoriate rank to carry out a research project for a research dissertation. Our PhD programme is designed to educate learners who aspire to pursue careers as research scientists, scholars, or academic careers in biological and biomedical science.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes

  1. Be capable of capturing the advanced understanding of the biology of diseases, modern concepts in medicine, multidisciplinary training in basic and disease-oriented research.
  2. Be capable of independently designing and performing a scientifically sound research to solve biomedical problems through the applications of appropriate methods for analyzing and interpreting.
  3. Be Capable of acquire a range of skills that help pursue a professional career in academia, industry, business, public or private sector.


Normative Study Period

4 Years


Details for the 2024/2025 Admission Details


Academic advisors: Prof. Chuxia DENG, Chair of Graduate Studies Committee

Email: cxdeng@um.edu.mo

Prof. Hanming SHEN, Associate Dean (Teaching)

Email: hmshen@um.edu.mo

Administrative support Ms. Stephanie NG

Email: stephaniepwng@um.edu.mo