Graduate study in the Department of Plant Sciences
Oxford's Department of Plant Sciences is one of the few in the United Kingdom covering the breadth
of Plant Science. Fundamental research is carries out in three interlinked areas:
Research in each area depends to a greater or lesser extent on the use of four major technology
platforms - spectroscopy, imaging, computational biology and high-throughput sequencing.
It is essential that prospective applicants communicate with potential supervisors
prior to submitting an application. Please read through the application process details
and our list of currently available projects.
Further details about the Graduate programme may be found here:
The Department of Plant Sciences offers two post-graduate courses:
Overseas candidates from Africa, Asia and South America are eligible to apply for Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld scholarships in Food Security.
The Department is a partner in a new Interdisciplinary Bioscience
Doctoral Training Programme (DTP).
Further information about postgraduate study is available at the MPLS Graduate School website.
* Doctor of Philosophy, abbreviated as Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil.
Fees and Funding
There are a number of studentships available each year to outstanding candidates. Students accepted for graduate study within the Department are also eligible to apply for the Christopher Welch Scholarships and Newton Abraham Studentships.
The Oxford Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) programme also provides training and support to outstanding students with a life science or physical sciences background to undertake a 4 year DPhil in non-clinical bioscience research. For further information please visit www.biodtp.ox.ac.uk
There are a number of University and College scholarships available, along with some potential external opportunities.
The Fees, Funding and Scholarships webpages can help you to quickly find and compare the annual cost of studying and living at Oxford, as well as any support that may be available to you through funding and scholarship opportunities.
If you have any queries then please contact the Graduate Studies office: email@example.com