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M.Phil. On Campus

Biological Sciences

University of Portsmouth

24 months
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About

By studying for a postgraduate research degree with us, you'll play a part in our mission to turn our expertise into impact. You'll also become a part of our research community and engage in research projects supervised by academics who are specialists in their fields.

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Overview

You'll work in modern laboratories with some of the latest equipment contributing to our world-class research. 72% of our research outputs in the area of Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences – which includes Biological Sciences – were classed as world leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

You'll get the opportunity to work across research disciplines including molecular, micro, marine and environmental biology. Your research may also be closely linked to Biomedical Science and Pharmacy, Geography, and Earth and Environmental Science.

At our Institute of Marine Sciences, you can use the following facilities:

  • Aquarium rooms with temperature-controlled flow-through sea water system
  • Shallow water research and testing platform
  • Quarantine facilities for non-native species
  • Experimentally-controlled temperature rooms
  • Molecular, general and sediment laboratories

What can a Biological Sciences degree at University of Portsmouth do for my career?

Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.

Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity.

Programme Structure

Research areas:

  • Biodiversity and evolution
  • Ecotoxicology and environmental monitoring
  • Environmental microbiology and biotechnology
  • Epigenetics and developmental biology

  • Marine sciences

  • Molecular biophysics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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October, February

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On Campus

Academic requirements

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Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The entry requirements for a PhD, MPhil or Professional Doctorate include a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or a master’s degree in an appropriate subject. Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications may be considered. All applicants are subject to interview.

  • If English is not your first language, you'll need English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

  • https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding
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Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 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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