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  Biotechnology (Marine Sciences) - MPhil

Newcastle University    School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Full time & Part time See Course MPhil, Research Only 12 months full time, 24 months part time
Biological Sciences (4)

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Unleash your potential in the field of Marine Sciences with the MPhil in Biotechnology programme offered by the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE). Dive into groundbreaking research projects focusing on marine biotechnology, including the development of novel antibiotics and omega-3 oils from plankton. With the flexibility to propose your own thesis topic, you'll undertake original research culminating in a 40,000 - 50,000 word thesis. The programme boasts a supportive environment for postgraduate research students, offering tailored wellbeing support and a comprehensive research training programme. The entry requirement of a 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent ensures a high-calibre cohort. Benefit from the SAgE researcher development programme, boosting your career prospects and enhancing your research skills. Join a globally recognised institution with top rankings in research excellence and sustainable development. Elevate your career in Marine Sciences with this prestigious MPhil programme.

About the course


We invite proposals for MPhil biotechnology projects in the field of marine sciences.

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

Our work in marine sciences has led to pioneering advancements in developing novel antibiotics. Advancements also include omega-3 oils from plankton. We also explore the industrial applications of marine organisms. This includes the development of environmentally friendly antifouling coatings.Find out about the different qualification options for this course.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent.

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