Research course

IBERS - Biological Sciences

Aberystwyth University · Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences

Entry requirements

A minimum of 2:1 honours degree is required to study for a PhD or a MPhil.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The institute benefits from extensive contact with other research institutions in the Aberystwyth area, in particular the BBSRC Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, the Welsh Institute of Rural Studies and the Veterinary Research Centre. It also has contacts with research groups throughout the UK, Europe and North America.

Department specialisms

Algal and Plant Biochemistry; Biotransformation and Biodegradation; Epithelial Function and Development; Medicinal Chemistry; Organic Photochromic Compounds; Protein Trafficking.

Information for international students

Please see our website.

Fees and funding

BBSRC, NERC, charities, industry, Aberystwyth Postgraduate Research Studentships, Aberystwyth International Postgraduate Research Studentships, department.

Please see our website for more information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Mrs Michelle Allen
+44 (0)1970 622315
+44 (0)1970 621981