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Information about postgraduate study in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford - courses offered

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Postgraduate Courses

Research Degrees: MSc(R), DEng, DPhil

MSc(R), DEng, DPhil

The MSc(R) degree requires minimum 3 terms residence and the DPhil minimum of 6 terms. Usually it takes 6 and 9 terms respectively to complete these degrees and fees are payable for these periods unless the thesis is submitted earlier. Candidates are usually admitted to carry out research in topics of interest to existing academics: when indicating your chosen area of research, try to list as many specific topics as you can rather than broad areas.

Prior to submitting your application, please research our specialisms and those of your potential supervisor(s). Then you can either contact the academic staff member directly for information on specific projects, or via

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Featured DPhil: Engineering Biology

Engineering Biology applies engineering principles to biology and aims to exploit our synthetic biology knowledge to drive the bioeconomy. The Engineering Biology training programme will provide bespoke cohort-based training with a focus on how synthetic biology concepts and technologies can be translated into products with real-world impact.

This course is run jointly with the University of Bristol.