University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Biological Sciences

The students are engaged in a variety of research projects, supervised by academic specialists in their fields; students join a lively research culture and have the opportunity to work in a range of research disciplines including neuroscience, respiratory diseases and molecular medicine; the course aims to involve students fully in the research programmes by providing research and professional training, offering supervision, and also by giving learners the opportunity to develop knowledge and transferable skills in ways that equips students for a wide range of careers.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a Master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants subject to interview. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 10,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 10,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
023 9284 5550