PhD/MPhil Microbiology / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- 3-4 years PhD, 1-2 years MPhil
- Entry requirements
We require applicants to hold, or be about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree, or the equivalent qualification gained outside the UK, in a related subject area for entry to a PhD programme. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Master's degree with a Merit classification.
- How to apply
See full guidance on how to choose a project and submit an application on our website . You should then complete the online admissions application form to apply for this programme. Ensure you include all required supporting documents at the time of submission, or this may delay the processing of your application.
You must submit your application for a postgraduate research programme before the relevant deadline to be considered. You will not be able to apply after these deadlines have passed.
- January 2022 entry: 31 October 2021
- April 2022 entry: 15 January 2022
- September 2022 entry: 15 June 2022
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- Learn from some of Europe's leading researchers while undertaking your own project.
- Access some of the best research facilities in the world at both the University and in hospitals around Greater Manchester.
- Undergo training in transferable skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals through the Doctoral Academy's training programme.
- Conduct research at a university ranked 6th in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2021).
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2022, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): Standard TBA, Low £9,500, Medium £17,000, High £22,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £25,500, Low £26,500, Medium £33,500, High £38,500
UK students (per annum): Standard TBA, Low £4,750, Medium £8,500, High £11,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £12,750, Low £13,250?, Medium £16,750, High £19,250
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
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