Microbiology (Medical Sciences), Newcastle University

Newcastle University the United Kingdom

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The award
MPhil, PhD, MD

How long you will study
12 - 72 Months

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How you will study
full-time, part-time

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About Microbiology (Medical Sciences) at Newcastle University

Microbiology is a well-funded research area at Newcastle University. This creates a vibrant and dynamic environment for postgraduate study.

The Centre of Bacterial Cell Biology researches bacteria cell biology and biochemistry. It provides scientific insights crucial for the discovery and development of new antibiotics. It provides solutions to a huge range of industrial and environmental problems. Other research interests include:

  • chromosome replication and segregation
  • transcription and translation
  • protein structure, function and engineering
  • cell envelope, growth and division
  • synthetic biology, development and gene regulation
  • bacterium-host interactions.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMPhil, PhD, MDHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study12 - 72 months
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Notes about fees for this course

See our course fees and funding webpage - https://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/degrees/8300f-84/#fees-and-funding

Entry requirements

MPhil - a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject.

PhD - a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master’s degree would be advantageous.

MD - an MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree.


Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

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