Students should have at least a lower second class degree (or equivalent) within a biological or science honours degree
Months of entry
Course contentThe course comprises two major sections. September until the following Feruary is spent at Keele University undertaking generic post-graduate research training in addition to preparatory language training. This initial training period gives not only scientific training relevant to the research project but also prepares the student to undertake a research project in the host European institute. The research placement in this host Institute is undertaken from February until September at the end of which a research report is submitted.
Information for international students
Applications are encouarged from International students who may be able to undertake their placement with Keele University. Training in English to an appropriate level will be given.
Fees and fundingStudents may be elgible for a bursary as a contibution to fees. In addition, subject to EU restrictions, students will be eligible for an Erasmus fellowship as a contibution to costs incurred whilst undertaking research training in the placement in Europe.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||10|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||30|
|Dissertation||60 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- Prof Dave Hoole
- +44 (0)1782-733673
- +44 (0)1782-733516