Ph.D. On Campus

Life Sciences

University of Warwick

36 months
26470 GBP/year
4596 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Studying your PhD in the vibrant community of University of Warwick's School of Life Sciences will help you pursue both subject-specific and general research expertise on the practical-based PhD in Life Sciences.


Key Features

This is a practical Life Sciences course at the University of Warwick based on a single research project, carried out under the training and supervision of one of our Research Leaders. Assessment is by dissertation and oral examination. All students also participate in a programme of transferrable and research skills training.

Being funded for your studies from one of our Doctoral Training Programmes means that certain bespoke training activities are required under that programme. 

Programme Structure

Research Themes

  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Biogeochemical Cycles
  • Biotechnology
  • Brain Function and Neuro-Degeneration
  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Systems and Ageing
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Environmental Resource Management and Ecosystems
  • Epidemiology and Modelling

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


540 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a Life Sciences related subject.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26470 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4596 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part Time fees: 

  • Home: £2,758
  • INT: £15,882

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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