Newcastle University

Newcastle University


Microbiological research takes place in Newcastle in medical sciences, biological sciences, and civil engineering and geosciences. MPhil, PhD and MD research proposals are welcomed in all 3 of these fields. This course is well funded and this creates a vibrant and dynamic environment for postgraduate study.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject; plus further research experience and/or a further qualification such as an MRes; MD: a MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 - 36 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 - 72 months
MD Full-time September 2016 - 24 months
MD Part-time September 2016 - 48 months
MD Full-time January 2017 - 24 months
MD Part-time January 2017 - 48 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7002