Research course

Biotechnology (Marine Sciences)

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent.


Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Explore biotechnology research in marine sciences at Newcastle University.


We invite proposals for MPhil and PhD biotechnology projects in the field of marine sciences.

This biotechnology PhD and MPhil sits in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE).

Our work in marine sciences has led to pioneering advancements in developing novel antibiotics. Advancements also include omega-3 oils from plankton. We also explore the industrial applications of marine organisms. This includes the development of environmentally friendly antifouling coatings.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements:

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

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Research Administrator
Email
snes.pgr.support@ncl.ac.uk