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PhD in Biology and Biochemistry

PhD in Biology and Biochemistry

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Full time | University of Bath | 2 years | 02-OCT-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

02-OCT-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biochemistry Biology (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

We are renowned for our broad range of world-leading and internationally excellent research on animals, plants and microorganisms that fall into the theme areas below. The outstanding quality of the research is reflected in the level of external funding from the UK Research Councils, medical charities, European Union and Industry as well as publications in the top international journals (Nature, Science, PNAS and PLoS Biology).

Research themes:

Cell and developmental biology; Evolution and biodiversity; Infection and immunity; Medical and industrial biotechnology.

What will I learn?

The great strength of the department is its academic breadth with specialisms including: Biodiversity, Evolution, Cell and developmental biology, Infection and immunity Molecular structure and function, Neuroscience, Plant sciences.

You will benefit from working with academics and their groups operating at the cutting-edge of their discipline – you will quickly become an expert yourself and learn how to become an independent researcher capable of designing and carrying out your own research. In addition you will learn how to work in teams, gain technical expertise, develop your skills of critical analysis and learn how to present scientific data in an accessible form through writing and oral presentation within the department and at conferences.

You will also have fun through your research and the vibrant postgraduate culture that exists in our department and will be encouraged to share your enthusiasm for your discoveries.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,700

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

26,600

Entry requirements

We normally require a student to have a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent qualifications in a relevant subject.

University information

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, ranking top 10 in the Complete University Guide 2023. The university is known for excellence in teaching and research, a welcoming community, and for providing students with outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath fosters an inclusive and supportive learning community, comprised of students from all over the world. There are more than 145 countries represented in...more

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