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  Biotechnology (Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) - MPhil


Newcastle University    School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Full time & Part time September, January MPhil, Research Only 12 months full time, 24 months part time
Agriculture (1) Biological Sciences (4)

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Unleash your potential in the field of Biotechnology with the MPhil programme offered by the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering at this prestigious university. Dive into cutting-edge research areas encompassing biological, agricultural, and environmental sciences, where you can explore the production of novel compounds, the role of micro-organisms in pollution control, and more. With a focus on original research, you will craft a thesis under the guidance of experienced academics or propose your own innovative topic. To embark on this exciting academic journey, you'll need a 2:1 honours degree or Master's equivalent in a related field. The programme not only provides comprehensive research training but also offers tailored support to ensure your well-being and academic success. Benefit from a vibrant postgraduate research culture, diverse workshop opportunities, and a top-notch Careers Service with strong industry connections. Join a globally recognised institution committed to excellence in sustainable development and life sciences. Elevate your research skills, broaden your impact, and shape a promising career in biotechnology.

About the course

We invite proposals for MPhil biotechnology projects in the fields of biological, agricultural and environmental sciences.

This biotechnology MPhil sits in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE).

Research Areas

Our biological, agricultural and environmental sciences research focuses on:

  • the search and discovery of commercially significant natural products
  • the production of crops with novel traits
  • the fundamental role played by micro-organisms in the turnover of pollutants
  • the production of high-value novel compounds, including pharmaceuticals and pesticides

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or Master's degree in a related subject, or international equivalent.

For English language requirements, please see the Entry Requirements tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.


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