University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Biological Sciences (BBSRC DTP)

The research areas are aimed at improving understanding of basic biological mechanisms, from the study of biological molecules, to cellular and physiological processes, including genetic and genomic approaches. There is an emphasis on multidisciplinary research interfacing with physical sciences and engineering, and the opportunity to use mathematical and computational methodologies to addressing biological questions. A major goal of our training programme is to allow the flow of ideas, skills and key capabilities to provide mutual benefit in supporting the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries in the UK.

Entry requirements

Biotechnology and biological sciences doctoral training programme. An IELTS score of 7.0.

Course modules

The programme has 4 separate research themes addressing the strategic research priorities of BBSRC: bioscience for health; industrial biotechnology and bioenergy; agriculture and food security; world-class underpinning bioscience.

Assessment methods

Thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 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
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

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

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
BBSRC DTP Administrator
Telephone number: 
01223 760606