Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

The department is part of a multidisciplinary centre for world'class research, the Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology (ISMB), which seeks to integrate techniques from the chemical and physical sciences to provide insight into the molecular basis of biological processes.

Course Modules

Our staff offer knowledge in the following key areas of research: Structural biology; microbiology; computational biology; chemical biology; cell biology; biophysics; biology (organismal). We also co'supervise PhD students based at the nearby Institute of Hepatology.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum upper 2nd Class (2.1) UK Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English: IELTS Academic Test score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub'tests.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 - 2 years
Full Time
MPhil £11,475  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 - 2 years
Full Time
MPhil £3,840  Academic year. First year home fees
3 - 5 years
Part Time
MPhil £5,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 - 5 years
Part Time
MPhil £2,020  Academic year. First year home fees
3 - 4 years
Full Time
PhD £11,475  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 - 4 years
Full Time
PhD £3,840  Academic year. First year home fees
3 - 7 years
Part Time
PhD £5,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 - 7 years
Part Time
PhD £2,020  Academic year. First year home fees