University of York

University of York

Combating Infectious Disease (Computational Approaches in Translational Science)

CIDCATS is a 4 year programme, with an initial year of research training (Foundation Phase), followed by 3 years dedicated research on a specific interdisciplinary project (PhD phase). Aimed at exceptional students (including those with a strong background in a non-biological science, engineering or mathematics) with an interest on impacting on infectious disease through interdisciplinary research. CIDCATS is a graduate training programme designed to provide the skills and experience required for the integrative interdisciplinary research necessary to combat infectious disease.

Entry requirements

We welcome 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 are an international student please check the minimum requirements for your country or region.

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 Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,165 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
PhD Full-time £ 19,050 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Biology Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01904 328546