Biochemistry: University of Oxford

Biochemistry: University of Oxford, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU, Oxford, United Kingdom
Course Language(s) 
3 or 4 years for DPhil, 5 years for DPhil (Joint Oxford/TSRI) and 2 years for MSc
App Deadline 
21 November, 9 January and 13 March. Applications for studentships should be submitted by the first deadline and no later than the second deadline.
Scholarship and Grants

+44 (0)1865 613200
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Research Programmes

  • DPhil in Biochemistry

Postgraduates reading for a DPhil in the area of Molecular Biochemistry and Chemical Biology and the Wellcome Trust Programmes in Structural Biology; Chromosome and Developmental Biology, offer interdisciplinary training through two 6-month Lab rotations, and supporting non-examined courses, followed by selection of a research problem for the DPhil thesis. All postgraduates are supported with mentoring and departmental and university transferable skills courses.

  • DPhil (Joint Oxford/TSRI)

This five-year degree course aims to train researchers in Biochemistry and Chemistry at Oxford and The Scripps Research Institute, USA, with 2-3 years at each institution leading to high-quality publications in each place.

  • MSc by Research in Biochemistry

The MSc by Research in Biochemistry is normally a two-year course aiming to train researchers in research leading to high quality publications.

Entry Requirements

Good undergraduate honours degree (minimum: upper second-class in Biochemistry or related subject)

General Enquries 

  • Postal Address:
    The Graduate Admissions Office
    PO Box 738
    University of Oxford
    Wellington Square
    Oxford, OX1 9FB
  • Tel: +44 (0)1865 270059
  • Fax: +44 (0)1865 270049
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