Research course


University of Cambridge · Institute of Biotechnology

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

Applicants will need a minimum of four years of study at University level in a relevant field, and we would expect a high 2.i or first-class (or overseas equivalent) mark in all previous degrees.

Months of entry


Course content

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology offers PhDs in Chemical Engineering or Biotechnology. Research within the Department covers a wide and exciting array of activities ranging from quite fundamental research in biology through to the traditional fields of chemical engineering.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Please see the PHD funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Graduate Administrator