University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Genetics, Ecology and Evolution

This course offers a very wide range of both laboratory-based and field-based projects addressing important issues in the fields of ecology and evolution, genetics and genomics, and biodiversity and conservation; projects cover a wide variety of plants, invertebrates and vertebrates using empirical, experimental and modelling approaches, and we have field study sites spanning the globe; research students have high success rates, frequently publish their results in top journals and often go on to successful careers in research.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree with a 2.1 or above in a relevant subject; applicants with a 2.2 and a Master's degree at merit or higher will also be eligible. GCSE English language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English language qualification e.g. IELTS: 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in listening, reading, speaking and writing.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Biological Sciences - Research Postgraduate
Telephone number: 
0113 343 8186