Biological Sciences PhD

University of Southampton

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( 4.2) 1175 reviews


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Opportunities exist for postgraduate research in line with our seven research themes: Computational and System Biology; Developmental Biology; Ecology and Evolution; Microbiology; Molecular Cell Biology; Neuroscience; Plant and Food Security. Our vibrant graduate school offers a supportive environment for PhD study. Our programmes provide an integrated series of training modules to help you develop your professional and personal skills as well as your scientific expertise. Your research work... READ MORE

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Full time | Highfield Campus | 4 years | SEP

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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21st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
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20th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
24th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP
Full Time
4 years

Tuition fees

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£4,327 per year
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Student rating ( 4.2) 1,175 reviews

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CompUniGuide ranking
20th
Student rating
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( 4.2)
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The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton, one in Winchester and an engineering campus in Malaysia. Each campus has its own community and personality, world-leading facilities and specialisms. Students have the choice of 200 taught courses and 90 research courses to study at postgraduate level, which range from business to science, and engineering to art.

Where you'll study

University of Southampton

Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: St Denys  0.6 miles away

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