PhD/MPhil Biochemical and Bioprocess Engineering / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy; Master of Philosophy
- 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 Department 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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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 on the Department website.
The Department 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 Department is carried out within four main research themes:
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.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:
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
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
- Department of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science
- Contact name
- Mrs Alison Cheslett
- +44 (0)161 306 4837
The School of Engineering creates a world of possibilities for students pursuing skills and understanding. Through dynamic research and teaching we develop engineering solutions that make a difference to society in an ethical and sustainable way. Science-based engineering is at the heart of what we do, and through collaboration we support the engineers and scientists of tomorrow to become technically strong, analytically innovative and creative. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .
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