University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Molecular Microbiology and Genome Dynamics

The research group focuses on systems responsible for maintaining genome integrity and securing accurate chromosome transmission in bacteria, archaea, yeast and vertebrates and on the genetics and biochemistry of bacterial motility; specific projects focus on chromosome biology, the mechanics of homologous recombination and DNA repair, flagellar motors and motile predatory bacteria; telomere biology and genome dynamics and evolution is also a major area of interest.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree; or equivalent in a relevant subject; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 6.0 with at least 5.0 in any element; or TOEFL paper based: 550 with 4.0 TWE; or TOEFL computer based: 213 with 4.02 TWE are required.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,825 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 19,640 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559