Research course

Biochemistry

Institution
University of Essex · School of Biological Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

At least upper second class honours degree, or equivalent, in relevant subject area.

PhD, MPhil, MSc by dissertation.

Months of entry

January, April, October

Course content

We offer supervision in all areas of staff expertise in biochemistry.

Department specialisms

Biochemistry and biophysics; bioinformatics and computational chemistry; cell and molecular biology; ecology; environmental chemistry; molecular medicine; molecular microbial ecology; photosynthesis, plant productivity and plant molecular biology.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5.

Fees and funding

We offer many funding opportunities to support talented postgraduates, ranging from research council studentships and University scholarships to awards funded by charities and other external organisations. For more information, see: www.essex.ac.uk.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate Administrator
Email
research-bs@essex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1206 873473