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Full time | University of Sussex | 4 years | SEP-23

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biology (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Situated in the Brighton and Lewes Downs UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, surrounded by the South Downs National Park, and close to Brighton and the coast, you’ll find yourself in the perfect location for a research project in biology.

From animal behaviour to molecular evolution, you work in field and laboratory settings, guided, and supervised by our expert faculty.

For a PhD, your research work makes a substantial original contribution to knowledge or understanding in your chosen field.

Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK students

Fees are not yet set for entry in the academic year 2023/24.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

Degree requirements: You’re normally expected to have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above. Subject-specific requirements: Your qualification should be in a subject relevant to your chosen area of research. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.