University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Channels and Transporters

The course teaches students how vast majority of chronic diseases can be related to abnormal structure or function of one or more membrane transport proteins; research within the channels and transporters group spans the molecular structure, function and regulation of these important proteins, as well as their pharmacology and role in disease.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: Mphil/PhD: a 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject; a 2.2 Honours degree supplemented by appropriate relevant experience may be acceptable; IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.

Sponsorship information

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 48 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740