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PhD by Published Work (Route 2) - Bioscience (incl. Microbiology and Infection, Cardiovascular Science and Ageing & Lifelong Health)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Manchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-21, APR-21, JUL-21

  • Duration

    6 months

Course summary

OVERVIEW

The PhD by Published Work Route 2 is for candidates who already have a full portfolio of outputs published. This route lasts 6 months full time or 12 months part time.

RESEARCH CULTURE

We undertake world-leading, innovative, multi-disciplinary research in bioscience and related disciplines. We conduct basic and translational research in order to identify and address many of the world’s most pressing societal challenges, including ageing, personalised medicine, heart defects, and infectious diseases. Our research aims to pioneer new ideas with real world application and global potential to improve health and wellbeing. We are committed to interdisciplinary approaches, and work with colleagues in Engineering, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Computing.

COURSE STRUCTURE

This course is research based. You will independently conduct research into your own topic or a topic that we advertise. Your supervisory team will offer expert guidance throughout your studies and review work in progress.

Each year, you will follow a programme of training and development to enhance your research methods, subject-matter expertise and professional skills.

CAREER PROSPECTS

You will develop higher-level technical and research skills, which equip you to pursue careers in academia, the clinical professions, national and international government organisations, the pharmaceutical industries, and biotechnology companies.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,000overall cost

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

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

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    4.17 83%

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    57 57%

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    4.02 80%

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