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Genetics, Evolution and Environment PhD

Genetics, Evolution and Environment PhD

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Genetics Environmental Studies Evolutionary Biology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Undertaking a PhD in the Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE) provides training and expert knowledge in a specialised field of research. As well as facilitating your studies, we also recognise the importance of obtaining a broader skill set, and the programme provides key transferrable skills for future employment. The Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE) carries out world-class research and promotes an integrative approach to understanding biological systems at functional and genomic levels. We provide an enabling environment with excellent research facilities, analytical equipment and specialised laboratories. Staff are affiliated with subject-specific research units including the Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research (CBER); Genetic Anthropology; Mathematics & Physics in the Life Sciences and Experimental Biology (CoMPLEX); and the Institute of Healthy Ageing. GEE is also home to the UCL Genetics Institute, which applies biostatistical analysis and bioinformatics approaches to the genetics of clinical disease. These links provide an excellent environment for postgraduate training that equips students with skills and opportunities for a diverse range of careers. Graduates of our research programmes have followed a diverse range of career paths including working as postdoctoral researchers in universities and research institutions, in industry in the UK and abroad, science communications officers for charities and in conservation organisations, and editorial positions with scientific journals.

Different course options

Full time | UCL (University College London) | 3 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,275

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£24,450

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a recognised Master’s degree in an appropriate subject.