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Length: 2 years
Education level: Doctorate / PhD
Location: Port Elizabeth
Language: English

Program Description

PhD in BiochemistryThe PhD in Biochemistry requires participants to provide a presentation of a thesis on an approved research project, where the preparation consists of at least one article on the thesis for publication in a recognized journal.

Participants are also required to perform a presentation of a seminar related to the research topic or to a registered research project of the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology.

The Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology may, when deemed necessary, offer formal lectures on topics of current interest in Biochemistry, or additional courses in this or any other department may be prescribed and examined accordingly.

Admission requirements

Applicants for the PhD in Biochemistry need to have a Master's degree in Biochemistry.

For specific information regarding the focus of the research, please contact the relevant department directly.

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is the largest higher education institution in the Eastern and Southern Cape. Approximately 10% of NMMU's 27,000 students are international students.The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University offers quality education in a vibrant, diverse environment conducive...

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

About Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth is situated 260 km from Knysna and about 800km from Cape Town. Located on the South Eastern coast of Africa, this major sea port and tourist destination is set along the beautiful shores of Algoa Bay, and is fondly referred to as the Friendly Eco-City. It is known for its sunshine and safe sandy beaches. For the tourist wanting a total South African experience, Port Elizabeth...

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