University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

This intensive research programme enables you to progress your understanding of biochemistry and molecular biology to an advanced level and to contribute to the progression of research in this specialist field. The practical laboratory skills you develop on this programme will be vital to your study and transferable to research roles in industry. A structured programme of training enables you to enhance your abilities in scientific writing, critical thinking, experimental design and quantitative research methods. Opportunities are available to undertake industrial placements and consultancy projects with a wide range of employers, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Research students in the School of Life Sciences are encouraged to submit work for publication to scientific journals and to national and international conferences. The School has a particular strength in supporting international and EU students in the generation of high-quality data for submission to scientific journals that are recognised in their home countries.

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a minimum 2.1 in a relevant Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Example research areas include proteomics; cancer biology; cell biology; cell signalling; microbiology.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed internally on a regular basis in meetings with their supervisors and by submission of written reports and presentation of their data at internal and external meetings. Students will be also assessed by submission of a final thesis and an oral examination.

Sponsorship information

All UK or EU students who hold a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from another institution will receive a 20% reduction in tuition fees when they enrol on a University of Lincoln taught Master's programme. The scholarship is offset against tuition fee payments due for each academic year of study. Please note that the Master of Architecture (Part 2) and MBA programmes are exceptions to this scheme, as other scholarships are in place for those courses.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,337 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months
MPhil Full-time £ 14,703 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months
MPhil Full-time £ 4,337 per Academic year (EU fees) 18 months
PhD Full-time £ 4,337 per Academic year (home fees) 27 months
PhD Full-time £ 14,703 per Academic year (overseas fees) 27 months
PhD Full-time £ 4,337 per Academic year (EU fees) 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln (Main Site) Lincoln LN6 7TS East Midlands

Key information

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