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.

Course modules

We have a strong reputation for research in Biological Sciences and our modern laboratories contain some of the latest equipment enabling us to undertake world-class research. Enjoy a lively research culture and engage in a variety of research projects, supervised by our academics, who are specialists in their fields. You have the opportunity to work across a range of research disciplines including, molecular, micro, marine and environmental biology. Research within the field of Biology may also be closely linked to: Biomedical Science and Pharmacy, Geography, Earth and Environmental Science.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 - 6 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 - 6 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Research Team - Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2994