UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Topics available for research include: Molecular biology of Streptomyces plasmids and degradation of herbicides in soil; bacterial plasmids, effect on bacterial membranes; ultrastructural and behavioural studies on bacteria; biochemistry, biophysics and molecular genetics of photosynthesis; photosynthesis in algae and Cyanobacteria; chloroplast and algal molecular biology; genetic and molecular basis of resistance and susceptibility of plants to fungal disease, with particular emphasis on tropical crops; plant pathology; cellular and molecular biology in fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MPhil £18,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Full Time
MPhil £4,000  Academic year. First year home fees
3 years
Full Time
PhD £18,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
PhD £4,000  Academic year. First year home fees