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PhD Postgraduate research in Biological Sciences

PhD Postgraduate research in Biological Sciences

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Full time | University of Wolverhampton | 4 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biology (General) Research Methods (Science)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Why choose this course?

PhD students at the Wolverhampton School of Sciences are supervised by academics who are leading experts in their particular area of expertise. At least one academic in each supervisory team will have a track record of successful supervisions.

The Wolverhampton School of Sciences prides itself on the levels of support provided to postgraduate research students in the course of their PhD journey. Our academics meet regularly with their supervisees, and work closely with them at all stages of the project, from inception to completion.

The University of Wolverhampton provides a collegiate research environment and first-class facilities to its PhD students, including a dedicated postgraduate research room, access to the University’s Harrison Learning Centre and leading databases in the electronic resources.

Postgraduate research students are encouraged to present their research to University academics and fellow PhD students at colloquia within the Wolverhampton School of Sciences, which provide an encouraging and friendly environment for students to sharpen their research and presentation skills.

Our postgraduate research students are afforded the opportunity to develop their research skills through participation in training events organised by the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the University’s Doctoral College.

Career Paths

Research degrees in the Wolverhampton School of Sciences can provide students with opportunities in a multitude of career paths, including academia, government, non-governmental organisations and the private sector.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,596

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,450

Entry requirements

Applicants for a research degree shall normally hold either: a first or upper second class honours degree, or a master’s degree, or evidence of prior practice or learning that is accepted by the Dean of Research.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more