Newcastle University

Newcastle University


We invite proposals for MPhil and PhD projects in biotechnology across the fields of medical sciences, biological, agricultural and environmental sciences, and marine science and technology. We offer MPhil and PhD supervision in the following research areas: medical sciences; biological, agricultural and environmental sciences; marine science and technology; research degree training and skills development.

Entry requirements

MPhil -A 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject. PhD -A 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in the above subjects plus further research experience and/or a further qualification such as an MRes. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.5, or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, AFRD Postraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6573