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) or life sciences (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry) with strong mathematical skills.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Areas for PhD supervision

Animal Health and Welfare; Biogeochemical Cycles; Biotechnology; 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; Infectious Disease; Molecular Systems Biology; Molecular Structure and Mechanism; Network Reengineering; Neuroscience; Pathogenesis Mechanisms; Plant Pathology and Entomology; Plant Science; Signalling Pathways; Synthetic Biology.

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

Department specialisms

Animal Health and Welfare; Biogeochemical Cycles; Biotechnology; 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; Infectious Disease; Molecular Systems Biology; Molecular Structure and Mechanism; Network Reengineering; Neuroscience; Pathogenesis Mechanisms; Plant Pathology and Entomology; Plant Science; Signalling Pathways; Synthetic Biology.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: IELTS 6.5, Band A. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit this page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,270 (full-time)
International students
£21,770 (full-time)

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

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