Newcastle University

Newcastle University


Supervision is normally available in the following 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; stem cell biology

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate area relevant to the proposed topic of research. Appropriate experience is desirable. MD candidates need a MBBS, or equivalent medical degree. Candidates whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5, or equivalent. International students may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
MD Full-time September 2016 - 24 months
MD Part-time September 2016 - 48 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7002