Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Molecular Biosciences

Entry requirements

For PhD degrees candidates should have a 2.1 degree as a minimum and it is recommended a taught Masters degree; whilst this is not a formal requirement students in receipt of a good Masters degree may in some cases be ranked higher for funding than students with only an undergraduate degree; please note that there are different requirements between entrance requirements and requirements for funding, which are assessed separately; there may be a specific requirement (e.g. language skills; driving license; willingness to travel) associated with particular projects these are clearly identified where necessary.

Course modules

Modules include: Molecular biology; cell biology and cell signalling; microbial biochemistry and genomics; stress metabolism; bioremediation; parasite biology, physiology and therapeutics; protein biochemistry, expression and engineering; peptide/protein modelling and synthesis; bioimaging.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 13,145 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 13,145 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

Key information

PG Centre
Telephone number: 
02890 972585