Biology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    3000
    Tuition (Semester)
    3000
    Tuition (Semester)
  • Hungarian, English
    Language
University rank #601 ,
The Doctoral School of Biology of the Faculty of Sciences from University of Pcs was accredited in 2001. There are two alternatives to get involved in the activities: participating in regular courses as full-time student or participating in part-time training. This Biology PhD programme is offered by the University of Pcs.

About

The Biology PhD programme, offered by the Faculty of Sciences from University of Pécs, is focused on scientific research and creative practical and theoretical work. The students will familiarize their knowledge with modern instrumentation. Studies are pursued according to an individual study plan under the guidance of a supervisor and completed by the defence of the PhD dissertation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in Hungarian
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

There are several research topics from the fields of genetics, microbiology, plant biology, ecology and regulatory biology.

For more information, please visit programme website.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2): 160

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 66

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • MSc degree in relevant field
  • Intermediate English Language proficiency certificate

Minimum level of language proficiency

  • English Level B2

Description of selection and entrance examination process

Admission Requirements:
  • One passport size photo
  • Copy of passport with personal data
  • Copy of University / College degree
  • Transcript of previous studies
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • List of publications, if available
  • Research plan (1-3 pages)
  • Copy of language exam certificate
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English
  • Motivational letter
  • Voucher of payment for the application fee

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 3000 International
  • EUR 3000 EU/EEA
  • Application fee: EUR 140
  • Tuition fee: EUR 3,000/semester

Funding

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