University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Medical Genetics

Major areas of research include: genetic components of neurological disease, including cellular mechanisms of neurodegeneration; genetics and developmental biology of brain and neural cell repair; genetics and cell biology of renal tubular disorders and cystic diseases; the genetics of inflammatory disorders and juvenile diabetes; genes and cellular pathology contributing to intellectual disability; monogenic syndromes causing cancer and pain insensitivity; in addition to the course fee students may have to pay a college fee.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 in an Honours degree or equivalent (eg CGPA 3.5/4.0) in a relevant subject; for some non-EU applicants a Master's degree may be required; 2 outstanding references from senior university staff at their most recent university; fluency in the English language (recent IELTS test with an overall band score of at least 7.0 with not less than 7.0 in speaking, listening and writing, and 6.5 in reading).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 22,674 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 11,238 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,352 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,352 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,352 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,352 per Year 1 (England) 5 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
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

Campus details

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

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