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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Genetics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Faculty of Medical Sciences brings together a strong team with an interest in clinical and developmental genetics. Our research focuses on the causes of genetic disease at the molecular and cellular level and its treatment. Research areas include: genetic medicine, developmental genetics, neuromuscular and neurological genetics, mitochondrial genetics and cardiovascular genetics.

As a research postgraduate with us, you will be a member of our thriving research community. The Institute is located in Newcastle’s Life Science Centre. You will work alongside a number of research, clinical and educational organisations, including the Northern Genetics Service.

Research areas

Cancer genetics and genome instability

Cardiovascular genetics and development

Complex disease and quantitative genetics

Developmental genetics

Gene expression and regulation in normal development and disease

Genetics of neurological disorders

Kidney genetics and development

Mitochondrial disease

Neuromuscular genetics.

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University | 36 months | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

36 months

Start date

28-SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£4,327 - £15,127 per year. The fees stated are for 2019 entry only. We are aligning our 2020 entry tuition fees for students with those set by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a Master’s degree would be advantageous.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in three similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – London, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global...more

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