Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Research interests in molecular, cellular and ecosystems biology, RNA virus replication and budding; protozoan membrane lipids and drug targets; mechanisms of pathogen resistance to antibiotics; evolution of bacteria and bacteriophages; genetic recombination; protein crystallography and structural biology; lipid biosynthesis in major oilseed crops; protection of crop plants from stress and pathogen attack; cell wall proteomics; crop improvement; plant development and differentiation; ancient DNA and gene evolution studies; animal cell biology; developmental and comparative immunology; stem cells; membrane structure and function in relation to diet and cancer; cellular neuroscience - nerve-muscle interactions; vertebrate retina and development of nerve systems; control of cellular fate at the single cell level; conservation biology; environmental change biology; palaeoenvironments and palaeoecology; evolutionary biology; behavioural ecology; spatial ecology; population and community ecology; biology of exploited populations, including fisheries; physiological ecology and energetics.
Entry requirements for the PhD include a 2.1 or equivalent degree, or an MSc, in a relevant subject area; entry requirements for the MSc include a 2.1 or equivalent degree in a relevant subject area; English language requirements include an IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent.
Research Council studentships: there are quota allocations for BBSRC and NERC.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||£ 3,900 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||£ 17,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||£ 3,900 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||£ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||£ 8,950 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||£ 1,950 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,900 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 17,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,900 per Academic year (EU fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||Durham||DH1 3LG||North East|
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