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Postgraduate training in this department is by research. We have no taught Master's programme. If you wish to do a Ph.D. in this department you must in the first instance identify a supervisor who is willing to take you on. Please do this by making email contact with the supervisor you wish to work under. Details of research projects are available from individual members of the academic staff. Postgraduate students are placed initially on the MSc register. Progress in the postgraduate education programme is monitored by a system of thesis committees, with students submitting progress reports and meeting their committee every six months. Applications for transfer to the PhD register are normally considered after the student has spent eighteen months in the programme. Postgraduate students are required to present seminars as part of their assessment and to attend presentations in the Department's seminar programme. They are also encouraged strongly to attend scientific conferences both in this country and overseas.

Last updated 18 July 2016 by Microbiology (Email).