Ph.D. On Campus


Newcastle University

36 months
26100 GBP/year
4327 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Within the Biosciences programme of Newcastle University, you'll use traditional bioscience disciplines to investigate steps from genotype to phenotype.


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
  • charities
  • UK and international government initiatives

Programme Structure

Research themes

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application closing date but specific deadlines for funding may apply. We suggest international students apply at least two months beforehand.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master’s degree would be advantageous.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26100 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4327 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4327 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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