Research course

Molecular Cell Biology

UCL - University College London · MRC Laboratory for Molecular and Cell Biology

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a recognised Master's degree in an appropriate subject.

Months of entry


Course content

The Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology (LMCB) at UCL is a Medical Research Council funded institute dedicated to research aimed at understanding the molecular and cellular basis of cell behaviour relevant to human disease.

This four-year Molecular Cell Biology PhD programme at the MRC LMCB provides a broad in-depth training in fundamental aspects of biomedical science. The programme provides students with the opportunity to carry out cutting-edge research in an internationally competitive environment. First-year rotations through three different laboratories and a bespoke tutorial series just are some of the programme highlights.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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