Research course

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Durham University · School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the PhD include a 2.1 or equivalent degree, or an MSc, in a relevant subject area; entry requirements for MSc include a 2.1 or equivalent degree in a relevant subject area.

Months of entry


Course content

Active research groups in areas of plant molecular biology, ecology (plant and animal) and animal cell biology.

Department specialisms

Plant Molecular Biology; Ecology; Animal Cell Biology.

Information for international students

English language requirements include an IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Research Council studentships quota allocations (BBSRC, NERC); Studentships obtained by individual supervisors, various sources.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
(0)191 334 1200