Research course

Genetics

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMDMPhil

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Entry requirements

MPhil: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject.

PhD: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a Master’s degree would be advantageous.

MD: A MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Our research areas include:

  • genetic medicine
  • developmental genetics
  • neuromuscular and neurological genetics
  • mitochondrial genetics
  • cardiovascular genetics.

You'll be a member of a thriving research community. The Institute is in Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.

You'll work alongside many research, clinical and educational organisations. This includes the Northern Genetics Service.

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Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MD
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
fmsgradschool@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7002