University of Essex

University of Essex

Biological Sciences

Supervision is offered in all areas of staff expertise in biological sciences; our research is focused into a number of common areas: environmental biology; molecular biophysics; and molecular medicine; interactions between research groups and shared approaches, techniques and equipment bring about high quality research in all these areas.

Entry requirements

For research study within our School of Biological Sciences, we normally require a good Honours or Master's degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline. A well developed research proposal is also essential. If English is not your 1st language, then we will require you to have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Sponsorship information

National funding bodies, research council and University of Essex studentships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,475 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,475 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,475 per Year 1 (International) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, School of Biological Sciences
Telephone number: 
01206 872719