Research course

Combating Infectious Disease: Computational Approaches in Translational Science

Institution
University of York · Department of Biology
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

A 4 year programme, with an initial year of research training (Foundation Phase), followed by 3 years dedicated research on a specific interdisciplinary project (PhD phase). Aimed at exceptional students (including those with a strong background in a non-biological science, engineering or mathematics) with an interest on impacting on infectious disease through interdisciplinary research. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Months of entry

October

Course content

**This programme is currently under review and may not recruit for entry in 2016.**

The CIDCATS (Combating Infectious Disease: Computational Approaches in Translational Science) interdisciplinary PhD Programme in Infectious Disease is funded by the Wellcome Trust.

This four-year PhD training programme, will provide students (including those with a strong background in a non-biological science, engineering or mathematics) with in-depth knowledge of infectious diseases and the interdisciplinary skills necessary to conduct research in one of the following three inter-related research themes, that are central to our ability to combat these infections:

  • Drug Target Development.
  • Predictive Modelling of Pathogenesis and Treatment Respone.
  • Development of Novel Tools for Complex Data Analysis.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities, please see our website.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Postgraduate fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
biol-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 328546