University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Biological Physics

The programme is centred on bio-interfaces, addressing issues such as biophysics conformations of inter-facially immobilised proteins and design peptides; surface bio-compatibility; controlled release of plasmid DNA; and effects of surface chemistry and topology on vascular cell growth and tissue structuring mediated by extracellular membrane proteins.

Entry requirements

Applicant requires: PhD: a 2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent is required; MPhil/MSc by research: a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent qualification; TOEFL individual written test score of 5.0, and overall total 570 (paper based), 230 (computer based), 90 (internet based) or IELTS 6.5.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 36 months
PhD Full-time £ 17,800 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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