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Biochemistry

The University of Manchester

36 months
Duration
24500 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

A biochemical approach forms the basis for understanding the function and properties of molecules, cells, tissues and whole organisms, under normal and abnormal conditions and in response to their changing environment. The Biochemistry program is offered by The University of Manchester .

Overview

About our PhD and MPhil degrees

PhD/MPhil Biochemistry programmes at The University of Manchester  are based on individual research projects that last three to four years (PhD) or one to two years (MPhil), working with a specific Primary Supervisor and Co-Supervisor(s).

Applicants are specifically matched with a Primary Supervisor and individual project based on their research interests and background.

Training and development

All of our postgraduate research students attend the Doctoral Academy Training Programme delivered by the Centre for Academic and Researcher Development (CARD).

The programme provides key transferable skills in areas such as commercial awareness, academic writing and public engagement. 

This training equips our postgraduates with the tools to progress beyond their research degree into influential positions within academia, industry and consultancy.

The emphasis is on enhancing skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals, whether they relate to effective communication, disseminating research findings and project management skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • cell membrane and cell wall structure and function;
  • intracellular trafficking of proteins & organelles;
  • regulation of metabolism in health and disease;
  • protein structural analysis and relationship to protein function;
  • transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells;
  • cellular recognition and interactions;
  • protein secretion and post-translational processing;
  • molecular analysis of cellular stress responses;
  • signal transduction and intracellular signalling mechanisms;
  • macromolecular assemblies and cell function.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic entry qualification overview

Applicants are expected to hold, or about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject area. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Masters degree with a Merit classification.

  • English language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • UK students: Standard TBC, Low £9,000, Medium £16,000, High £21,000
  • Internationa, students: Standard £24,500, Low £25,500, Medium £32,500, High £37,500

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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