Research course

Parasitology

Institution
Keele University · School of Life Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

Entry to our research programmes usually requires a Honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if you have been educated outside the UK.

Please visit the Keele website for more information on Postgraduate Research Entry Requirements

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP) is primarily situated within the buildings of the School of Life Sciences (Huxley Building) and the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences (Lennard-Jones Laboratories). It is an interdisciplinary research centre that offers a lively and stimulating atmosphere for advanced study and research.

There are 40-50 members: professors, lecturers and their associated post-doctoral research assistants, postgraduate students and technicians. Members meet regularly for seminars, workshops, journal clubs and symposia. Research projects are supported by funding from a variety of Research Council, Charity and Industrial sources. The Centre is supported by a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment within newly refurbished and purpose-built laboratory space.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The PhD/MPhil are purely by research culminating into a PhD/MPhil thesis defended at a viva, and there are no taught elements. For most students, the PhD/MPhil start date is end of September. Overseas students can start at different times during the year based on obtaining visa, confirmation of funding, etc. For more information, get in touch with the listed course contact, visit our course webpage to see relevant research leads or contact the Keele Doctoral Academy.

Course contact details

Name
Postgrad Research Administrator
Email
a.billington@keele.ac.uk