Microbiology (Biological Sciences) MPhil, Ph.D. | Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Microbiology (Biological Sciences) MPhil

36 months
Duration
29800 GBP/year
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About

This Microbiology (Biological Sciences) MPhil PhD programme from Newcastle University is a well-funded research area. This creates a vibrant and dynamic environment for postgraduate study.

Overview

The Microbiology (Biological Sciences) MPhil PhD programme from Newcastle University key facts:

We have a thriving postgraduate research culture. We have specialist support for international students. You'll present your work in Newcastle and at scientific meetings.

Each faculty offers a researcher development programme for its postgraduate research students.

 We have designed your programme to help you:

  • perform better as a researcher
  • boost your career prospects
  • broaden your impact

Through workshops and activities, it will build your transferable skills and increase your confidence.

You’ll cover:

  • techniques for effective research
  • methods for better collaborative working
  • essential professional standards and requirements

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Microbial biology in a range of habitats

  • Discovery of natural products, eg antibiotics
  • Reduction of food spoilage
  • Production of biofuels, bioremediation of polluted environments
  • Pathogens and host-pathogen interactions in a range of diseases. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We consider January and April start dates on an individual basis. 
  • There is no application closing date for this course. We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree or master's degree in a related subject, or international equivalent.
  • To obtain additional information about the program, we kindly suggest that you visit the programme website, where you can find further details and relevant resources.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29800 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • International students Full time:£29,800 - £39,300

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Microbiology (Biological Sciences) MPhil.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
4000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Opportunity Scholarships
Merit-based

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Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2000 GBP
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
Charles Letts Memorial Scholarship
Need-based

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Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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