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The course's main aims are to give students relevant experience, the opportunity to carry out focused research in their discipline under close supervision, and the opportunity to acquire or develop skills and expertise relevant to their research interests. The MPhil is a research degree, and the qualification may count towards the entrance requirements for PhD study. (Please note, however, that the MPhil in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology does not "convert" to a PhD. The course leads to a Master's degree only, and students wishing to pursue a PhD must reapply for admission as a PhD student.)
Students progress their research projects under academic supervision for one year, and at the conclusion of their studies, they are examined by thesis and oral examination.
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Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.
If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.
Candidates should normally have taken a first degree and achieved at least a high upper second-class honours or equivalent in chemical engineering, a biological science, engineering, chemistry, applied mathematics, physics or related subjects.
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Consistently ranked among the top 5 universities worldwide, the University of Cambridge offers a world leading postgraduate education. With a global outlook and reach, the University of Cambridge’s mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. It is this passion and enthusiasm for study and research that we look for in those seeking postgraduate study at Cambridge.Read more
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