University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Biology

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in relevant subject; exceptionally, other appropriate qualifications and or significant relevant experience considered.

Course modules

Research projects are offered in following areas: Molecular biology and genetics of plant development; photomorphogenesis, pollen development; control of plant protein synthesis; molecular cytogenetics and genome evolution; repetitive DNA sequences; plant systematics and evolution; molecular biology and genetics of circadian rhythms in Drosophila; insect population dynamics; control of transposable element activity (chloroplast biogenesis and protein targeting); ageing in insects; ecology, physiology and behavioural genetics of aquatic invertebrates; behavioural ecology of food gathering in vertebrates and insects; marine and fisheries ecology, evolution of trophic diversity in fish, population dynamics, management of inshore fisheries; ecology and management of water treatment processes, river systems and lakes; vertebrate predators and pesticides; functioning of compound eyes in arthropods; molecular ecology and phylogeography; population genetics of invasive plant species.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Biology Office
Telephone number: 
0116 252 3381