University of Manchester
The course studies the processes by which complex organisms develop from fertilized eggs; research investigates the fundamental events underlying normal development and how these are subverted in disease. Specific interests include: Pluripotency; cell fate specification and differentiation; patterning and organogenesis; cell signalling; epithelial development and morphogenesis; cell adhesion in development; and the developmental role of genes involved in human diseases including epidermal, heart and craniofacial defects.
A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject; 2.2 Honours degree supplemented by appropriate relevant experience, may be acceptable; IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based).
Assessment is by a research project.
A large number of funded PhD places are offered annually via the UK Research Councils; other studentships may be available through charities, internal funds and some industry- sponsored awards.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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