University of York

University of York

Combating Infectious Disease (Computational Approaches in Translational Science)

This programme, will provide students (including those with a strong background in a non-biological science, engineering or mathematics) with in-depth knowledge of infectious diseases and the interdisciplinary skills necessary to conduct research in one of the following 3 inter-related research themes, that are central to our ability to combat these infections: Drug target development; predictive modelling of pathogenesis and treatment response; development of novel tools for complex data analysis.

Entry requirements

Applications from all suitably-qualified students with, or expecting to gain, at least an upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, irrespective of their nationality. If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 328546