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University of Nottingham Malaysia UNM

University of Nottingham Malaysia UNM

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biosciences

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level PHD
  Duration MRes: Full-time 1-2 year, Part-time 2-4 years, MPh
  Intake February, April, June and September
Overview

We offer high-quality doctoral training to postgraduate students who wish to pursue an MPhil, MRes or PhD. As a research student, you will work under a supervisor who will assist you in your research and thesis design.

Our current broader research themes include:

  • biopharming and natural products
  • biotechnology and genomics
  • crop physiology and crop management
  • environmental microbiology
  • food microbiology and food safety
  • food technology and postharvest biotechnology
  • horticulture
  • medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology
  • nutritional science
  • sustainable oil palm for upstream and downstream industry

If you are interested in applying, we would recommend that you familiarise yourself with our research areas and staff expertise and then contact us to discuss your research project proposal with the relevant supervisor in the first instance. Please visit our applications page to find out how to apply.

Entry Requirement

PhD : A MSc (or international equivalent) in an agricultural, biological or other relevant science disciplines. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.

MPhil : At least a second class honours degree (or international equivalent) or a MSc in an agricultural, biological or other relevant science disciplines. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.

MRes : At least a second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each element)

TOEFL (iBT): 79 (minimum 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking)

PTE (Academic): 55 (with no less than 51 in each element)

MUET: Band 3

IELTS, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than two years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test. MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.

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