Taught course

Evolution and Genomics

University of East Anglia · School of Biological Sciences

Entry requirements

Degree Classification - Bachelors degree - 2.1 equivalent

Degree subject - Biology, Biomedicine or Biochemistry

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Months of entry


Course content

You will benefit from the exceptionally strong academic expertise and experience in evolution and genomics, at UEA and the other institutions across the Norwich Research Park (NRP).

Topics covered by research in the different labs include the following examples:

  • Evolutionary biology of ageing
  • Sexual selection and sexual conflict
  • Evolutionary genetics and genomics
  • Conservation genetics/genomics
  • Microbiology and microbiomics
  • Plant genetics/genomics and crop breeding
  • Population genetic/genomics
  • Biodiversity research

The course will equip you with the necessary skills to proceed to a PhD and establish a career in academia. Alternatively, it will allow you to pursue positions within industry, government and non-governmental organisations engaged in a diverse array of topics – from human health to conservation biology – with skills including project management, data analyse, bioinformatics etc.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA’s website.

Fees and funding

Find out more about UEA’s fees and funding options.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515