University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Plant Sciences

Research is carried out on plants at all levels, from molecular to ecological; the main areas of research are: plant biochemistry; whole plant physiology; molecular biology; molecular pathology; molecular virology; epidemiology and modelling; metabolic signalling; vacuole research; signal transduction; stress physiology; quantitative ecology; spatial and temporal spread of diseases; tropical ecology; physiological ecology.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate competence in English (IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.0 in each element; or other acceptable test).

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

Frank Smart Studentship; Departmental hardship fund; CCT; Cambridge Overseas Trust; BBSRC; NERC.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 9,288 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 9,288 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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