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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

The Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP) is primarily situated within the buildings of the School of Life Sciences (Huxley Building) and the School of Physical and Geographical Sciences (Lennard-Jones Laboratories). It is an interdisciplinary research centre that offers a lively and stimulating atmosphere for advanced study and research. Research projects are supported by funding from a variety of Research Council, Charity and Industrial sources. The Centre is supported by a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment within newly refurbished and purpose-built laboratory space. Research subject areas are: Malaria, Mosquitoes and Man, Parasite-Insect Interactions, Leishmaniasis, Fish diseases, Insect Ecology and Chemical Ecology.

Different course options

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

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The tuition fee for 2018/19 entry is £4260. There may be a slight increase in fees 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 need to have an honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if they have been educated outside the UK. Any academic and professional qualifications or industrial experience they may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases form an integral part of the entrance requirement.