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MPhil in Biological Science (Plant Sciences)

MPhil in Biological Science (Plant Sciences)

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Full time | University of Cambridge | 1 year | JAN

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Botany Biology (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This course enables students to initiate careers in a wide range of disciplines including plant genetic engineering, plant development, plant molecular biology, plant biophysics, plant biochemistry, plant-microbe interactions, algal microbiology, plant ecology, crop biology, plant virology, plant epigenetics, epidemiology, plant taxonomy, plant physiology, eco-physiology and bioinformatics.

MPhil students must submit a dissertation for examination within the maximum period of their study. All graduate students attend induction and safety training courses in the department. As well as undertaking your research, you will attend courses and lectures on some of the following: instrumentation, sequencing and database use, statistics, experimental design, analysing data, writing reports and a dissertation, introduction to MIMAS (a national data centre run by the University of Manchester), and how to give effective scientific presentations. Termly reports are provided on your work.

This training also enables students from other scientific areas to proceed in a career in Plant Sciences and other allied areas. General training is also available and includes courses and lectures in instrumentation, sequencing and database use, statistics, experimental design, analysing data, writing reports and a dissertation, introduction to MIMAS (a national data centre run by the University of Manchester), and how to give effective scientific presentations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,589

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£29,220

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK 2.1 Honours Degree.