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Subject areas and related research programmes for 2014 entry

Life Sciences

As one of the largest and most successful research and teaching organisations of its kind in Europe, the Faculty of Life Sciences is proud that a scientific culture exists in which there are no traditional barriers between research disciplines.

Shared expertise and the development of new technologies enable important bioscience problems to be approached using novel and innovative methods.

Postgraduate opportunities span all fields of life sciences, from the molecule to the cell, to the whole organism and environments.

Projects are offered from a range of exciting and challenging research themes.

Three or four year PhD programmes, and one year MPhil programmes, are tailored to suit students with different levels of research experience and students are carefully matched with a supervisor of their choice.

The Faculty of Life Sciences is very proud of the training opportunities that it provides for all its graduate students during their studies.

No matter what subject area, the graduate training programme provides a variety of research and transferable skills which will be of benefit for the various career paths that Life Sciences graduates embark on.


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