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Doctorate Biology degrees

44 universities in the UK offer 215 postgraduate doctorate biology degrees.

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Biology PhD

Biology PhD

As a PhD student in the Department of Biological Sciences, you will become part of a rich research environment at Birkbeck and University College London. The department is part of a multidisciplinary...Read more
(4.4)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 7 years Part time degree: £2187 per year (UK/EU)

Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry PhD

Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry PhD

This research degree is an internationally recognised degree signifying high levels of achievement in research. It develops extensive subject expertise and independent research skills which are honed...Read more
(4.3)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £4600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 8 years Part time degree: £2300 per year (UK/EU)

Neuroscience PhD

Neuroscience PhD

This course research in the area of neuroscience includes investigations extending from individual proteins and genes (for example proteases, receptors and ion channels) and the interactions between such...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree

Microbial and Cellular Sciences PhD

Microbial and Cellular Sciences PhD

The School of Biosciences and Medicine is home to a vibrant research community and has well-established collaborations with industry and clinical practice. The aim of the Department of Microbial and Cellular...Read more
(4)
  • 48 months Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 96 months Part time degree: £2100 per year (UK/EU)

Biological Sciences PhD

Biological Sciences PhD

The research work by the School covers the full spectrum of the biosciences. The Research Area includes: Animal Physiology and Behaviour with specialisations; Cellular and Molecular with specialisations;...Read more
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)

Biosciences Integrated PhD

Biosciences Integrated PhD

The Integrated PhD combines PhD research with a programme of structured research, professional and subject training. The programme typically takes 4 years (compared to 3 years for a non-integrated PhD programme). ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £9000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £9000 per year (UK/EU)

Forensic and Biological Sciences PhD

Forensic and Biological Sciences PhD

This course can open new career opportunities in commercial research and development, consultancy, or could lead you to starting your own business. From Archaeology & Anthropology to Environmental & Biological...Read more
(3.9)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)

Molecular Cell Biology PhD

Molecular Cell Biology PhD

Medical Research Council funded institute dedicated to research aimed at understanding the molecular and cellular basis of cell behaviour relevant to human disease. The four year Molecular Cell Biology...Read more
(3.9)
  • 4 years Full time degree

Biostatistics PhD

Biostatistics PhD

Graduate research students work closely with their supervisors and enjoy regular meetings to discuss their progress. They also liaise with other members of staff with relevant research interests and are...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £5700 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2850 per year (UK/EU)

Research Degrees in Biological and Chemical Sciences PhD

Research Degrees in Biological and Chemical Sciences PhD

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences is home to an active, cutting-edge research programme. Our staff are engaged in a wide range of ground-breaking projects that span and combine the chemistry...Read more
(3.8)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences PhD

Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences PhD

The programme route you undertake will depend on your qualifications and experience. Throughout your studies, you will also have the support of LJMU’s Graduate School which offers expert advice and guidance...Read more
(4.4)
  • 48 months Full time degree
  • 84 months Part time degree
Modules
  • Surviving the Viva
  • Speed Reading
  • Writing Skills including Creative Planning for Writing your Thesis
  • Project Management
  • Postgraduate Employability Skills
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Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology PhD

Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology PhD

Closely allied with the Institute of Cell Biology, our group studies the structure and impact of biomolecules, from their atomic structure and assembly into molecular machines, to studying how molecular...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Biosciences PhD

Biosciences PhD

Research in the School of Biosciences centres around four interlinked groupings, which focus on multi and interdisciplinary research. Each theme represents areas of research excellence in human, animal,...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4180 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2090 per year (UK/EU)

Biological Sciences PhD

Biological Sciences PhD

The Biosciences department is always keen to attract high-quality postgraduate students to join our research groups. As a student you will be guided by internationally leading researchers and will carry...Read more
(4.7)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4200 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2100 per year (UK/EU)

Microbiology PhD

Microbiology PhD

This research degree is an internationally recognised degree signifying high levels of achievement in research. It develops extensive subject expertise and independent research skills which are honed...Read more
(4.3)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £4600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 8 years Part time degree: £2300 per year (UK/EU)

Ecology and Evolution PhD

Ecology and Evolution PhD

This course offer a very wide range of both laboratory-based and field-based projects addressing important issues in the fields of ecology & evolution, genetics & genomics, and biodiversity & conservation. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree

Microbial and Cellular Sciences MD

Microbial and Cellular Sciences MD

The aim of the Department of Microbial and Cellular Sciences is to study biological processes in micro-organisms and eukaryotic cells at the physiological and molecular level. Our academics are engaged...Read more
(4)
  • 60 months Part time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)

Laser Micromachining and Laboratory-on-a-Chip PhD

Laser Micromachining and Laboratory-on-a-Chip PhD

In this course the research area includes Electronic and dielectric properties of biological materials; Electrokinetic manipulation of bioparticles; Biological polymers, enzymes and cells; Microfabrication...Read more
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)

Synthetic Biology PhD

Synthetic Biology PhD

Research degree provides the opportunity to investigate a topic in depth, and contribute new knowledge to your discipline. A PhD involves demonstrating through original research or other advanced scholarship...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2097 per year (UK/EU)

Genetics, Evolution and Environment PhD

Genetics, Evolution and Environment PhD

Undertaking a PhD in the Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE) provides training and expert knowledge in a specialised field of research. As well as facilitating your studies,...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree
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