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Genetics MPhil, PhD, MD

UK

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What will I learn?

The Faculty of Medical Sciences brings together a strong team with an interest in clinical and developmental genetics. Our research focuses on the causes of genetic disease at the molecular and cellular level and its treatment. Research areas include: genetic medicine, developmental genetics, neuromuscular and neurological genetics, mitochondrial genetics and cardiovascular genetics.

As a research postgraduate with us, you will be a member of our thriving research community. The Institute is located in Newcastle’s Life Science Centre. You will work alongside a number of research, clinical and educational organisations, including the Northern Genetics Service.

Research areas

Cancer genetics and genome instability

Cardiovascular genetics and development

Complex disease and quantitative genetics

Developmental genetics

Gene expression and regulation in normal development and disease

Genetics of neurological disorders

Kidney genetics and development

Mitochondrial disease

Neuromuscular genetics.

Which department am I in?

Newcastle University

Study options

Full Time (36 months)

Tuition fees
£24,000 - £35,500 per year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Newcastle University

King’s Gate,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 7RU, England

Entry requirements

For international students

MPhil - A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject. PhD - A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a Master’s degree would be advantageous. MD - A MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree. IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Newcastle University

Newcastle University offers an internationally respected qualification, and a graduate employment rate of 94 per cent.

  • Historic campus with modern facilities
  • Nine National Teaching Fellowships awarded among staff
  • Scholarships and bursaries available
  • Highest offer rate of Russell Group universities

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