The Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology is the world-leading centre for research in the process industries and covers a broad range of topics including healthcare, sustainability, energy, and materials. Individual academics offer a broad range of topics. The Biotechnology programme is offered at The University of Cambridge.
Research within the Department covers a wide and exciting array of activities ranging from quite fundamental research in biology through to the traditional fields of chemical engineering.
- Thesis / Dissertation
- All first-year PhD (Probationary) students complete a literature review and compile their findings in a short report that is submitted three months after the start of their PhD.
- Near the end of the first year, all students submit a first-year report and are assessed orally.
- Additionally, as part of the assessment, students will present their work to their examiners. If successful, the student will then be fully registered for the PhD.
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesChemistry Biotechnology Biochemistry View 43 other PhDs in Biochemistry in United Kingdom
- Two academic references
- Evidence of competence in English
- Statement of interest
- Reasons for applying
- Research proposal
International32352 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32352 GBP per year during 36 months.
National8844 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8844 GBP per year during 36 months.
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