University of Nottingham Malaysia

Biosciences research programmes MRes/MPhil/PhD

     
  

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Qualification: MRes/ MPhil / PhD
Fees: Mphil and PhD: Molecular (per year): Malaysian – RM67,900, Non-Malaysian – RM72,600 / Non-molecular (per year): Malaysian – RM49,100, Non-Malaysian – RM57,200 MRes: Molecular (per year): Malaysian - RM60,000, Non-Malaysian - RM60,000 / Non-molecular (pear year): Malaysian - RM49,100, Non-Malaysian - RM57,200
Mode: MRes: Full-time 1-2 year, Part-time 2-4 years, MPhil: Full-time 1-2 years, Part-time 2-4 years / PhD: Full-time 3-4 years, Part-time 6-8 years
Intake: February, April, June and September
Campus: Malaysia

Course 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 requirements

PhD : A master's degree (or international equivalent) plus, an upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in an agricultural, biological or other relevant science disciplines. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.  

Or

A first class honours degree (or international equivalent) in an agricultural, biological or other relevant science disciplines. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.

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

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

Applicants must have graduated from an approved university. Other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Entry requirements in the prospectus and website may not always apply and individual offers may vary.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)

TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)

PTE (Academic): 71 (with no less than 65 in each element)

MUET: Band 4

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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Funding

Find out about scholarships, financial assistance and specific research funding available to all malaysian and international students.

Contact

School of Biosciences
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Jalan Broga,
43500 Semenyih,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Malaysia
t:   +6 (03) 8924 8000  
f:   +6 (03) 8924 8005 
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University of Nottingham Malaysia

Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

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