University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

This programme enables students to progress their understanding of biochemistry and molecular biology to an advanced level. A structured programme of training enables students to enhance their abilities in scientific writing, critical thinking, experimental design and quantitative research methods. Opportunities are available to undertake industrial placements and consultancy projects with a range of employers, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,600 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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