University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Molecular Biology

Major research areas include: protein structure determination using X-ray crystallography, NMR or electron microscopy; endocytosis and membrane trafficking, including genetic and biochemical characterisation of proteins involved in yeast and animal cells; cell locomotion, the cytoskeleton and minor proteins; the function of genes involved in chromosomal translocations and the development of novel cancer therapies; the mechanisms of DNA recombination and repair and the roles of cytokines and their receptors; molecular processes underlying Alzheimer's and related disorders; in addition to the course fee (university composition fee) students may have to pay a college fee.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate competence in English (IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.0 in each element; or other acceptable test).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on individually-supervised projects leading to a thesis and oral examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,362 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 23,889 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,362 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,362 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,362 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 22,674 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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