Doctor of Philosophy


The Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences programme aims to train and produce graduates with an understanding of advanced developments and highly marketable specialist skills in the disciplines of biology, biomedical sciences, and to meet local and regional requirements in the industrial, commercial, government or education sectors.

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences
Award Title
Doctor of Philosophy
Programme Code
Medium of Instruction and Assessment
Normal Study Period
  • Full-time: 4 year
  • Part-time: 8 years
Financial Aid & Fees
Please refer to SGS website
Research Degree Coordinator
Prof. Wenjun Xiong
Deputy Research Degree Coordinators

Prof. Xin Deng

Prof. Jin Young Kim

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Approved courses for research students

General information for current students

Important notes on coursework plan and course registration

Academic Calendar

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List of current students

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Make an application


Prospective students please browse the website of Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies (SGS) for general admission information on research degree programmes.

Key Dates

Application Deadline

12:00 noon, 1 December 2023

Applications received after deadline will be considered subject to the number of student places left outside the main admission round. BMS has rolling start dates of study throughout the year.

Result Announcement
March 2024 onwards
Semester A 2023/2024
Commencing 4 September 2023
Semester B 2023/2024
Commencing 15 January 2024
Semester A 2024/2025
Commencing 2 September 2024 (Provisional)
Semester B 2024/2025
Commencing 13 January 2024 (Provisional)

11 January 2024