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PhD/MPhil Biochemical and Bioprocess Engineering / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy; Master of Philosophy
Duration
PhD 3-4 Years FT; MPhil 1 year FT
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.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PhD Y Y N N
MPhil Y Y N N

Programme description

Our biochemical and bioprocess engineering researchers are focused on the sustainable biological production of a wide range of added-value products, from biofuels and chemicals to biopharmaceuticals, using novel experimental and computational methodologies.

Our research combines chemical and process systems engineering, industrial biotechnology, molecular and systems biology and bioinformatics into novel cross-disciplinary approaches, with the aim of designing new bioprocesses and innovative products from renewable sources. We take a holistic view on the process-product chain leading to sustainable production with increased economic viability, pollution prevention and conservation of resources. Further information about this research area is available here.

The School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science is a world leader in industrially relevant research and teaching in chemical engineering and related subjects. 

We undertake leading-edge multidisciplinary, creative and relevant research on a wide range of topics. Focused on advancing the science and engineering of complex systems and addressing different scales and levels of complexity, the research in the School is carried out within four main research themes:

  • Energy
  • Health
  • Sustainability
  • Water

Our breadth of research expertise and highly advanced facilities make us an ideal choice whatever your doctoral interest.

Facilitating research across chemical engineering and bioscience, chemistry, mathematics and analytical and measurement science, means we can offer you the benefits of a large multidisciplinary institution at the same time as ensuring you are given personal support for your professional development.

Explore the range of  research projects  we offer, as well as the development and network opportunities you can expect as one of our postgraduates.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £4,327; Band B £7,000; Band C £9,000; Band D £15,500
    International students (per annum): Band A £23,000; Band B £24,000; Band C £25,000; Band D £28,000
  • PhD (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £2,163; Band B £3,500; Band C £4,500; Band D £7,750
    International students (per annum): Band A £11,500; Band B £12,000; Band C £12,500; Band D £14,000

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
Contact name
Mrs Alison Cheslett
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 4837
Email
Website
http://www.ceas.manchester.ac.uk
School/Faculty
See: The School .

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