PhD Biomolecular Science / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy; Master of Philosophy
- PhD 3-4 Years Full-Time; MPhil 1 Year Full-Time
- Entry requirements
We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class UK honours degree or international equivalent, in a relevant science discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).
- How to apply
- Apply online
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Biomolecular tools and approaches are fundamental to many areas of research that study microbial, animal and plant systems. Furthermore, modern research within the fields of ecology and evolution is underpinned by the biomolecular sciences, through the use of advanced methodologies in genomics, metabolomics and analytical chemistry, as well as computational biology. Biomolecular science focusses on understanding biological processes, whether within an individual cell or tissue, a whole organism or within an ecosystem, at a molecular level. Research within the School that encompasses the biomolecular sciences includes bioarchaeological understanding of our past, population genetics, plant and soil ecology, biological responses to environmental stress, plant and microbial biotechnology, and microbial evolution.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): Standard £4,407, Low £7,000, Medium £14,000, High £19,000
International students (per annum): Standard £24,000, Low £26,000, Medium £31,500, High £36,500
UK/EU students (per annum): Standard £2,203, Low £3,500, Medium £7,000, High £9,500
International students (per annum): Standard £12,000, Band 1 £13,000; Band 2 £15,750; Band 3 £18,250
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- Contact name
- Val Brennan
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