University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Biocatalysis

Research focusses on the applied aspects of using enzymes and living cells to manufacture chemicals; pharmaceuticals; food ingredients; and fragrances; research integrates development of new enzymes and whole cell bio-catalysts with development and optimisation of the manufacturing processes.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline; applicants whose 1st language is not English need to demonstrate competency in the English language; the school generally requires applicants to hold one of the following qualifications (although other formal qualifications may be considered): IELTS: 7.0 (with no sub score below 6),TOEFL Paper Based: 600 (with a minimum TWE of 5.0) TOEFL Computer Based: 250 (with a minimum TWE of 5.0),TOEFL Internet Based: 100 (with no sub score less than 25).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 - 41 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 - 36 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Full-time April 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Full-time July 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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