University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Biological Chemistry

This programme studies the fundamental chemical principles that govern biological systems and is by definition a multi- or inter-disciplinary subject, bringing together skills and interests from both biology and chemistry; biological topics include biocatalysis; biomimetric chemistry; bioprocessing; chemical biology; cheminformatics; medicinal chemistry; post-genomic science; and structural biology.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: PhD: a 2.1 Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant science discipline; MPhil: a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in chemistry, analytical chemistry, pharmacy, biochemistry or other related disciplines; IELTS (6.5) or TOEFL (570 paper based test, 230 computer based test).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by research projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 1 years
PhD Full-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (home fees) 36 months
PhD Full-time £ 18,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

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

Key information

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