These specialist research programmes enable you to advance your knowledge and expertise in the field of microbiology and develop the research and transferable skills that will benefit your career.
You will join a thriving research community in the School of Life Sciences and benefit from opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with colleagues from across the institution. Many of the academics you will work alongside have international reputations in their field and extensive experience working on funded projects.
Postgraduate research focuses on developing your skills in project management, data analysis and scientific writing and communication. Research projects will be offered across a broad range of microbiological disciplines including environmental microbiology, microbial ecology, medical microbiology, microbial biotechnology, molecular microbiology and virology.
Research is conducted in well-equipped modern research laboratories and an experienced academic team offer supervision and training.