Entry requirements

2:2 degree (or international equivalent) in a related subject; professional experience may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This Research Group consists of internationally recognised population and evolutionary geneticists. Research carried out in this section includes:

  • studies on molecular evolution and phylogenetics by computer analysis of DNA and protein sequences
  • evolution of AIDS viruses
  • the genetic changes that are associated with speciation
  • evolution of transposable elements and genome structure
  • The role of parasites in causing local adaptation and population divergence of their hosts is also studied.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Life Sciences web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559