University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Microbiology

These specialist research programmes enable students to advance their knowledge and expertise in the field of microbiology and develop the research and transferable skills that will benefit their career. Students will join a thriving research community in the School of Life Sciences and benefit from opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with colleagues from across the institution. Many of the academics students will work alongside have international reputations in their field and extensive experience working on funded projects. Postgraduate research focuses on developing your skills in project management, data analysis and scientific writing and communication. Research projects will be offered across a broad range of microbiological disciplines including environmental microbiology, microbial ecology, medical microbiology, microbial biotechnology, molecular microbiology and virology. Research is conducted in well-equipped modern research laboratories and an experienced academic team offer supervision and training.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 in a relevant undergraduate degree or an MSc.

Course modules

Research projects are offered across a broad range of microbiological disciplines including, but not limited to: environmental microbiology; microbial ecology; medical microbiology; microbial biotechnology; molecular microbiology; virology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via the submission of a thesis and viva voce examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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
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 Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 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
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 Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years

Campus details

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

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