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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biochemistry

Course type

Research

Course Summary

In this course, we offer supervision in all areas of staff expertise in biochemistry, and our projects encompass studies of fundamental biochemical mechanisms as well as the biochemical basis of disease states. Research in our School of Biological Sciences covers a wide spectrum of biology from genes to ecosystems, and this broad-based structure provides opportunities for developing novel ideas and inter-disciplinary projects. As a research student at Essex, you will work at the heart of our internationally acknowledged, well-resourced and well-connected research community. A PhD and MSD are also available. Many of our postgraduates continue their scientific research by taking up postdoctoral positions in the UK and overseas. Others have embarked on careers in biomedical laboratories and in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, both in research and development. We support your career development by a mentoring scheme and employability events.

Different course options

Full time | Colchester Campus | 3 years | OCT

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT

Modules

Within our School of Biological Sciences, you must attend two formal supervisory board meetings each year where you submit literature reviews and research reports to the Board members prior to the meeting. At these meetings, such documents are discussed with you and your progress is assessed. Your MPhil thesis is generally completed within two to three years and has a maximum length of 50,000 words.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,630

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,040

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree or a Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related subject. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.