University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Clinical and Molecular Genetics

Research is grouped into 2 complementary and overlapping fields: cancer genetics and genome stability; developmental and metabolic genetics and epigenetics and imprinting. Facilities include high throughput DNA sequencing and microarray platforms, the National Autozygosity Mapping resource, and a zebrafish models of disease facility.

Entry requirements

Attainment of an Honours degree (normally a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant subject awarded by an approved university, or attainment of an alternative qualification or qualifications and/or evidence of experience judged by the University as indicative of an applicant's potential for research and as satisfactory for the purpose of entry to a research degree programme. Admission and registration for a research degree programme may be conditional on satisfactory completion of preliminary study, which may include assessment. In some cases applicants will also need to have completed a Master's degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject. English requirements are: IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band, TOEFL 95 overall with no less than 22 in any band, or PTE Academic 67 in all 4 skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,365 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,365 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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Key information

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Postgraduate Admissions
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0121 414 5488