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Biological Science

PhD (Full Time)

Year:13/14
UCAS Code:none
Minimum Length:36 Month(s)
Maximum Length:48 Month(s)
Credit Points:0.00
Director of Studies:Professor KT Semple

Compulsory Modules

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The student must take the following modules:

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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To provide high quality training in one or more cutting-edge research areas in biological sciences.

MPhil training will often involve several disciplines relevant to the questions that are posed, frequently making use of the wide range of expertise available within the Lancaster Environment Centre.

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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MPhil degrees in Biological Science are awarded to students who have demonstrated:

(i) a convincing grasp of the techniques of research appropriate to the field of study on a scale which can be completed during two years, or at most three years, of full-time study or equivalent.

(ii) evidence of originality, at least in the exercise of an independent critical faculty.

(iii) a high standard of competence in argument and presentation.

 

Typically, holders of the MPhil Biological Science qualification are able to:

(i) communicate their ideas and conclusions clearly and effectively to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

(ii) appreciate how their research fits into a wider environmental context.

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