University of Bath

University of Bath

Biology and Biochemistry

Students on this course undertake taught courses over the 1st 2 years (gaining a MRes award at the end of year 1) while gradually increasing the amount of time spent on full time research to 100 per cent by year 3. As well as submitting a PhD thesis, our students gain both generic skills to improve their research and professional skills individually tailored to their needs.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with not less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components) or equivalent.

Course modules

Areas of research include: Cell and developmental biology; evolution and biodiversity; infection and immunity; medical and industrial biotechnology.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time £ 4,400 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time £ 18,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

Key information

Faculty of Science Graduate School
Telephone number: 
01225 383410