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MPhil Molecular Medicine: Medical Microbiology

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research in our School of Life Sciences covers a wide spectrum of biology from genes to ecosystems, and this broad-based structure provides opportunities for developing novel ideas and inter-disciplinary projects. We offer supervision in all areas of staff expertise in molecular medicine and our staff have expertise in hospital acquired infections, antibiotic resistance and the human microbiota and work on a wide range of projects to further our understanding of how microbes cause disease in humans.

As a research student at Essex, you’ll work at the heart of our internationally acknowledged and well-connected research community. We offer world-class supervision and training opportunities, and encourage you to engage with other researchers, professionals, practitioners, and research users, where possible for example using the generous funding from Proficio to attend conferences and training courses.

Your future

Many of our postgraduates continue their scientific research by taking up postdoctoral positions in the UK and overseas. Others have embarked on careers in biomedical laboratories and in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, both in research and development. We support your career development by a mentoring scheme and employability events.

Application deadline

01 August 2022

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,740per 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 Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 73

    51st out of 100 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    103 47%

    61st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    24th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    104 47%

    78th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    29th

    10

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