University of Manchester
Adaptive Organismal Biology
The programme seeks to understand the responses of complex biological systems to environmental challenges; research involves comparative and model hopping approaches at whole organism, tissue, cell and gene expression levels.
A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject; in certain circumstances, a 2.2 Honours degree supplemented by a Master's degree, or appropriate relevant work experience, may be acceptable. For applicants whose 1st language is not English: an IELTS score of 6.5, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based) is required as a minimum.
Research areas include: Integrative and comparative physiology; aquatic integrative biology; biomechanics.
Assessment is by a research project.
Each year the Faculty of Life Sciences has a number of studentships on offer to eligible UK/EU applicants; these studentships are funded by awards from UK research councils (i.e. BBSRC, EPSRC, MRC, NERC, ESRC, AHRC); studentships are linked to specific PhD projects and are available for applicants to work in the laboratories of named principal investigators; each year the list of funded PhD projects varies; in addition, throughout the year other studentships may be available through charities, internal funds and some industry-sponsored awards; the Faculty has a number of different scholarship options available to international students.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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