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Biological Sciences PhD

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biology (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

If you want to continue to be immersed in the biological sciences, and further your career with a postgraduate research degree, get started at Portsmouth. We're exploring topics ranging from the evolution of life on Earth, to the huge ecological consequences of human activity, to the growing danger posed by antibiotic resistance. By studying for a postgraduate research degree with us, you'll play a part in our mission to turn our expertise into impact. You'll also become a part of our research community and engage in research projects supervised by academics who are specialists in their fields. You'll work in modern laboratories with some of the latest equipment contributing to our world-class research. 72% of our research outputs in the area of Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences – which includes Biological Sciences – were classed as world leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. You'll get the opportunity to work across research disciplines including molecular, micro, marine and environmental biology. Your research may also be closely linked to Biomedical Science and Pharmacy, Geography, and Earth and Environmental Science.

Different course options

Full time | University of Portsmouth | 3 years | FEB-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

FEB-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,327

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants subject to interview.

University information

With just under 4,000 postgraduate students on campus, the University of Portsmouth is an ideal choice for postgraduate students. The university has great research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science. A massive 89% of its research in physics and 90% of its research in allied health professions was rated as either ‘World Leading’ or ‘Internationally Excellent’ by the Research Excellence Framework...more

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