PhD Systems Biology / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- 36 Months. [Full-Time]
- Entry requirements
The standard academic entry requirement will normally be at least an Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent). The School may require a First Class honours degree or international equivalent for some research projects. This requirement would be specified at the discretion of the academic supervisor involved.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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Systems biology seeks to understand how the specific complexities of dynamic and nonlinear interactions between components of biological systems makes these systems work in a self-sustaining mode. Systems biology combines molecular biology and functional genomics with physical chemistry and mathematical modelling to make biosystems work (better) by aiding drug discovery and development, as well as biotechnology through living organisms. The subtle yet robust functionalities required for sustaining life are of great interest for the design of new engineering methodologies that lead to self-sustaining adjustments in a biotechnological or therapeutic context. The group achieves this through the development and application of new theories, analytical and computational approaches and quantitative experimentation. Industrial relevance of this research is strengthened via the ongoing partnerships with a number of companies, including AstraZeneca, Unilever, Novartis, and GlaxoSmithKline. Academic impact is reinforced by leading in the development and implementation of new national and international research and training initiatives
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £4,260; Band B £6,750; Band C £8,750; Band D £15,000
International students (per annum): Band A £22,000; Band B £23,000; Band C £24,000; Band D £27,000
UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £2,130; Band B £3,375; Band C £4,375; Band D £7,750
International students (per annum): Band A £11,000; Band B £11,500; Band C £12,000; Band D £13,500
Please note for the majority of projects where experimentation requires further resource: higher fee bands (where quoted) will be charged rather than the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.
- Academic department
- School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
- Contact name
- Mrs Alison Cheslett
- +44 (0)161 306 4837
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