Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have achieved a strong 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in physical sciences (e.g. Engineering, Physics, plant sciences, Chemistry, Statistics, Mathematics, computing) of Life Sciences (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry) with strong mathematical skills

Months of entry

October

Course content

Areas for PhD supervision include:

Animal Health and Welfare; Biogeochemical Cycles; Brain Function and Neuro-Degeneration; Cell Biology; Developmental Systems and Ageing; Environmental Microbiology; Environmental Resource Management and Ecosystems; Epidemiology and Modelling; Food Security; Gene Expression; Genomics and Bioinformatics; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Molecular Systems Biology; Infectious Disease; Molecular Structure and Mechanism; Network Reengineering; Neuroscience; Pathogenesis Mechanisms; Plant Science; Signalling Pathways; Synthetic Biology; Biotechnology; Plant Pathology and Entomology.

We also offer a joint PhD in Life Sciences with our partner institution Monash University in Melbourne, Australia

Information for international students

For guidance on English language requirements, please visit this page: www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/language

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,191
International students
£20,730

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here:

www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions2@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)24 7652 4585