Research course

Genome Stability

University of Sussex · School of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

You’re normally expected to have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in a relevant science subject. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

We investigate the responses of cells to genome damage and their relationship to cancer and other aspects of human disease.

You’ll work in a dynamic and collaborative environment, using a range of instrumentation from microscopy to DNA sequencing to mass spectronomy.

Our research is currently funded by a variety of agencies including:

  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Medical Research Council
  • The Wellcome Trust.

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months
part time
72 months

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