University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Genetics

Principal research specialisms: microbial molecular genetics (bacteria, yeasts); behavioural and developmental genetics (drosophila, higher eukaryotes); human and medical genetics; mutation, genetic variability and evolution; all projects use modern molecular techniques.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 Honours degree in relevant subject; exceptionally, other appropriate qualifications and or significant relevant experience considered.

Sponsorship information

Generally, total of 5 to 7 3-year postgraduate studentships available from MRC, BBSRC and NERC to support full-time PhD study; eligibility is restricted to UK nationals (fees plus scholarship) or EU nationals (fees only); allocation is arranged through the Department; occasionally, Department is able to offer other studentships, or may be willing to support applications for special awards, which have different eligibility conditions; applicants should consult Department.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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