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Microbiology (Biosciences) PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Sutton Bonington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Our research studies individual organisms at a genetic and biochemical level. We also use metagenomics to examine the complex interactions in microbial populations. This is applied to:

  • improve gut health
  • control fermented food production
  • to study the spread of antimicrobial resistance

Current areas of ongoing research:

  • Rapid pathogen detection
  • Metal and antibiotic resistance of bacteria
  • Modelling of resistance spread and drug discovery
  • Foodborne and zoonotic diseases

The School of Biosciences research website contains more information on our research areas. You will also find academic contact details and research interests. You should identify a supervisor to work with and contact them before making a formal application.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 103 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 60%

    42nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    90th

    27

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