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PhD Biology and Life Sciences degrees

53 universities in the UK offer 261 postgraduate phd biology and life sciences 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 Analytical Sciences PhD

Molecular Analytical Sciences PhD

This course enables you to solve realworld problems through the creation of new instrumentation and techniques, or improvements to existing methods. Laboratory reports, scientific papers, presentations...Read more
(4.1)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £8170 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

Life Sciences PhD

Life Sciences PhD

The PhD in Life Sciences is a cross-disciplinary research programme designed to enable you to develop your research skills by focusing on a specialist set of research questions. This PhD programme is...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2300 per year (UK/EU)

Biomedical Science PhD

Biomedical Science PhD

Research within the Biomedical Research Centre focuses on understanding disease processes (both infectious and non-communicable) and applying this information to understand pathology and develop new or...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Biochemistry and Physiology PhD

Biochemistry and Physiology PhD

The School of Biosciences and Medicine is home to a vibrant research community and has well-established collaborations with industry and clinical practice. Our academics are engaged in world-leading discovery...Read more
(4)
  • 48 months Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 96 months Part time degree: £2100 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)

Bioengineering PhD

Bioengineering 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)

Human Sciences PhD

Human Sciences PhD

The Human Performance Centre acts as a research and enterprise hub for sport, exercise and nutrition sciences. A PhD, by definition, is an original contribution to knowledge. A research degree is different...Read more
(3)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £25795 full course fees (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £25795 full course fees (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Distance without attendance degree: £25795 full course fees (UK/EU)

Conservation Ecology and Environmental Science PhD

Conservation Ecology and Environmental Science 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)

Oral and Biomedical Sciences PhD

Oral and Biomedical Sciences PhD

The department welcomes applications from students interested in undertaking research towards attainment of a higher degree. To meet this goal the department offers students a high level of expertise...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree

Cell and Developmental Biology PhD

Cell and Developmental Biology PhD

Graduate students will work with internationally renowned mentors and will be immersed in research at the cutting edge of basic science. Graduating students emerge well rounded and trained with outstanding...Read more
(3.9)
  • 4 years Full time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree

Clinical Neuroscience PhD

Clinical Neuroscience PhD

The Department of Clinical Neuroscience is one of the leading academic units for clinical neuroscience in the UK. Research in the Department is focused on neurodegenerative disorders, epilepsy, health...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 Degree in Biological and Chemical Sciences PhD

Research Degree 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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Neurobiology PhD

Neurobiology PhD

The Neurobiology Division conducts research in the fields of neurobiology and neuropathology. We investigate mechanisms that regulate normal brain function as well as the causes and consequences of dysfunction...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Computer Science and Cognitive Science PhD

Computer Science and Cognitive Science PhD

The School of Computer Science welcomes highly motivated and well qualified graduates to join us to work towards a doctorate. Our work is regularly presented in international conferences and journals,...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)

Biomedical Sciences PhD

Biomedical Sciences PhD

This course is for students interested in researching cancer, stem cells, melanoma, vision, blindness, food and nutrition, vitamins, stratified medicine, personalised medicine, pharmacy, drug delivery,...Read more
(3.3)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £1490 per year (UK/EU)
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