What we offer
Thanks to £12.5m of funding awarded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), we are able offer this innovative four-year doctoral training programme that will provide you with world-class training in biotechnology and bioscience.
We offer a wide range of skills development opportunities to prepare you for a range of careers, whether in academia, industry, science policy and communication, education or beyond. You will also become part of a community that exchanges ideas and experiences within and across student groups.
You will work alongside your peers for the first six months of your studies, splitting your time equally between high-level training and laboratory rotations. You will also take part in a three-month professional internship placement.
You can undertake your PhD in one of nine academic schools at the University, with many students opting to take part in multidisciplinary projects across multiple schools. The schools working in collaboration with our programme are: