University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Population and Evolutionary Genetics

The research group consists of a collection of population and evolutionary geneticists, employing molecular techniques and bioinformatics to address fundamental evolutionary problems. Research carried out in this section includes: studies on molecular evolution and phylogenetics by computer analysis of DNA and protein sequences; the genetic changes that are associated with speciation; evolution of transposable elements; genome structure; the role of parasites in causing local adaptation and population divergence of their hosts is also studied.

Entry requirements

2.1 degree (or international equivalent) in a related subject; plus a Master's degree in an appropriate scientific subject; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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