Research course

Biotechnology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · Health and Human Sciences Research Institute
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMRes

Entry requirements

Should normally hold good honours degree in the proposed study area. However will consider applicants who can demonstrate their capability by means of publications or employment responsibilities.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research areas include: Microbial biotechnology; Environmental biotechnology; Industrial biotechnology; Biosensor technology for industrial and environmental applications; Environmental microbiology / microbial ecology; Agricultural biotechnology; Microbial biotechnology; Bioremediation / biodegraduation of organic and inorganic pollutants; Water and effluent treatment; Pharmaceutical microbiology; Antibiotic production in fungi; Anti fungal metabolite production by bacteria; Environmental impact of genetic modificatio. Biocontrol of plant disease; Population genetics; Diagnosis, epidemiology and control of plant diseases; Public health microbiology; Molecular microbiology.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr David Naseby
Email
d.c.naseby@herts.ac.uk
Phone
01707 284397