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School of Life Sciences - research courses

Areas for PhD supervision

Animal Health and Welfare; Biogeochemical Cycles; Biotechnology; Brain Function and Neuro-Degeneration; Cell Biology; Developmental Systems and Ageing; Environmental Microbiology; Environmental Resource Management and Ecosystems; Epidemiology and Modelling; Food Security; Gene Expression; Genomics and Bioinformatics; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Infectious Disease; Molecular Systems Biology; Molecular Structure and Mechanism; Network Reengineering; Neuroscience; Pathogenesis Mechanisms; Plant Pathology and Entomology; Plant Science; Signalling Pathways; Synthetic Biology.


Courses

MSc by Research in Life Sciences

Duration

Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: 2 years

Entry Requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a Life Sciences related subject

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.5, Band A

Location

University of Warwick

Course fees - full-time

Home/EU: £4,270

Overseas: £21,770

Course fees - part-time

Home/EU: £2,562

Overseas: £13,062

     

PhD in Life Sciences

Duration

Full-time: 3-4 years


Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a Life Sciences related subject.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.5, Band A

Location

University of Warwick

Course fees - full-time

Home/EU: £4,270

Overseas: £21,770

Course fees - part-time

Home/EU: £2,562

Overseas: £13,062

     

PhD in Synthetic Biology

Duration

Full-time: 4 years


Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have achieved a strong 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in physical sciences (e.g. Engineering, Physics, plant sciences, Chemistry, Statistics, Mathematics, computing) or life sciences (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry) with strong mathematical skills

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.5, Band A

Location

University of Warwick

Course fees - full-time

Home/EU: £4,270

Overseas: £21,770

Course fees - part-time

Home/EU: £2,562

Overseas: £13,062

     
*Home/EU PGR tuition fees for 2018-19 onwards are subject to RCUK funding rate changes and are therefore not yet confirmed. Fees are expected to increase and the inflation rate applied by RCUK is generally expected to be in line with RPI. Fees listed are per year of study.