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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Genetics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Our PhD Genetics programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Genetics. Geneticists seek to understand how biological information is replicated, transmitted or altered and how this affects organism phenotypes, populations and evolution. Modern technologies and quantitative approaches are used to study both prokaryotic and eukaryotic systems. Projects in molecular genetics and genomics focus on how genes are organised and regulated to determine phenotypes. Transmission genetics covers how genes are transmitted and expressed from generation to generation, while studies in evolutionary and population genetics aim to understand how genes behave and change between populations over time.

It includes: Learn from some of Europe's leading researchers while undertaking your own project; Access some of the best research facilities in the world at both the University and in hospitals around Greater Manchester; Undergo training in transferable skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals through the Doctoral Academy's training programme. Your postgraduate research degree will open up a range of career opportunities after you graduate.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,327

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to hold, or be about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a related subject area for entry to a PhD programme. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Master's degree with a Merit classification.