48 months
25300 GBP/year
4665 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Dynamic Molecular Cell Biology (Wellcome Trust) programme offered by the University of Bristol brings together the skills and expertise of more than 25 internationally recognised molecular cell biologists, who provide training in a broad range of cell biology topics and techniques.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Training of the Dynamic Molecular Cell Biology (Wellcome Trust)  programme offered by the University of Bristol  covers the spectrum from the purest studies of fundamental cell biology through to direct and translational applications to human disease.

We are looking for talented and motivated students who are willing to take up the many varied challenges in cell biology and are open to learning about new disciplines and working across different fields.


The vast majority of graduates go on to perform post-doctoral research in world-leading laboratories in the UK, Europe and the US. Some students have taken graduate-level entry to study medicine or entered teacher training programmes.

Programme Structure

Areas of research included:

  • Multiprotein complexes in gene maintenance and expression
  • Dynamic organisation, regulation and re-modelling of the cytoskeleton
  • Molecular complexes involved in protein translocation and trafficking
  • Cell organisation, morphogenesis and tissue function
  • Cancer, neuroscience, infection and immunity, cardiovascular biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or upper second-class honours degree or master's degree in a biomedical or life science discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4665 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4665 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 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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Dynamic Molecular Cell Biology (Wellcome Trust)
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