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Genetics, Epigenetics, and Epidemiology PhD

Genetics, Epigenetics, and Epidemiology PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Epidemiology Genetics

Course type


Course Summary

The recent completion of the human genome project has afforded new and exciting avenues for research that define the genetic basis for human disease. The research seeks to define the molecular basis of diverse diseases and identification of genetic determinants that predispose individuals to particular disease outcomes. Frequently the research groups combine the strengths of collaborations between clinicians and basic scientists and are making significant advances in translational research areas. These types of studies increase our understanding of basic disease mechanisms and provided new knowledge that may be employed in clinical management strategies. For other, related research areas see Biology, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Clinical Science and Pharmacy.

Different course options

Full time | Keele Campus | 3 years | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The fee for 2018/19 entry is £4,260. There is slight increase for 2019/20 entry. Continuation fee: 1-12 months: £300; 12 months+: £600.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have a first or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if you have been educated outside the UK.