A first class or upper 2nd class degree is normally required for registration for a PhD, and a lower 2nd for MPhil and MSc degrees. Applicants with relevant postgraduate experience may also be considered.
Months of entry
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Course contentThe Department of Biology, one of five in the School of Biological Sciences, has 17 Academic Staff and is housed in newly-refurbished laboratories with excellent research facilities.
In addition to conducting their individual research, all postgraduates participate in a formal University Graduate School research and key skills training programme.
Antibody Engineering; Plant Development; Light Signalling; Invertebrate Sensory Biology; Circadian Biology; Biodiversity; Population Biology/ Pest Management; Fisheries Biology; Cell/ Nucleus Biology; Environmental Management.
Information for international students
The department welcomes applications from all overseas students, although only applicants from EU countries are eligible for studentships. University English language proficiency requirements apply.
Fees and fundingBBSRC, NERC, DEFRA, Royal Society, CEC, various Industries.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Dr Eamonn Mallon
- 0116 252 3488
- 0116 252 3330