About the Programme
In the Biosciences programme of Newcastle University you'll join a vibrant research community of about 100 postgraduate research students. You'll work in one of our established research groups. This will be alongside postdoctoral researchers, senior students and staff. We will encourage you to present your work in the Institute and at scientific meetings.
Our staff successfully attracts postgraduate funding from diverse sources. These include:
- UK Research Councils, including a BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
- Industrial CASE awards
- UK and international government initiatives
The research has four themes, each linked to a research group:
- Bacterial Cell Biology group
- Epithelial Biology group
- Proteins: Structure, Function and Evolution group
- Sensing, Signalling and Expression group
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
There is no application closing date but specific deadlines for funding may apply. We suggest international students apply at least two months beforehand.
DisciplinesBiology Bioinformatics Biochemistry View 29 other PhDs in Bioinformatics in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master’s degree would be advantageous.
International26100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26100 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4327 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4327 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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