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MPhil/PhD Biological Sciences

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Exeter Penryn Campus, Cornwall

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Research overview

Our location in the South West enables us to undertake undertake a wide range of biological science research, from cell and molecular biology, microbiology and biochemistry through to evolutionary, environmental, ecological and conservation studies. Our research groups reflect the interests and expertise of our staff, ensuring that we are able to optimise the knowledge of our academic experts.

Our research is organised into seven distinct research groupings:

  • Biochemistry, Chemical Biology and Structural Biology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology and Development
  • Environmental Biology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Fungal Biology
  • Microbes and Disease
  • Plant Biology and Plant-Microbe Interactions

Careers

We are committed to ensuring you receive high quality research supervision to maximise your scientific potential and prepare you for a rewarding future, whatever your chosen career path.

While many of our research degree graduates choose to continue their scientific research, others have embarked on careers in a variety of other sectors.

Some of our Masters by Research graduates have progressed to further study, but many have sought employment on graduation.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,800per 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 Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    164 72%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    12th

    3

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