Research course

Microbiology (Medical Sciences)

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MPhilPhDMD

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Entry requirements

MPhil: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject. PhD: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master’s degree would be advantageous. MD: A MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Microbiology is a well-funded research area at Newcastle University. This creates a vibrant and dynamic environment for postgraduate study.

The Centre of Bacterial Cell Biology researches bacteria cell biology and biochemistry. It provides scientific insights crucial for the discovery and development of new antibiotics. It provides solutions to a huge range of industrial and environmental problems. Other research interests include:

  • chromosome replication and segregation
  • transcription and translation
  • protein structure, function and engineering
  • cell envelope, growth and division
  • synthetic biology, development and gene regulation
  • bacterium-host interactions.

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Department specialisms

Civil engineering and geosciences, Biological sciences, Medical sciences.

Information for international students

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MD
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
medpg-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7002