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Genetics and Molecular Medicine (MRC Human Genetics Unit)

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
Duration
31100 GBP/year
9700 GBP/year
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About

The Genetics and Molecular Medicine (MRC Human Genetics Unit) programme at The University of Edinburgh discovers how changes in our DNA impact our lives. We combine the latest computational and experimental technologies to investigate how our genomes work to control the function of molecules, cells and tissues in people and populations. 

Overview

Education

For more than half a century our research has been dedicated to understanding human genetic disease.

Today we continue to apply our clinical and scientific expertise, harnessing the power of complex data, to improve health, and the lives of patients and their families.

As well as delivering outstanding research, the institute creates a vibrant scientific community and a friendly research environment rich in both scientific and social opportunities.

The Genetics and Molecular Medicine (MRC Human Genetics Unit) programme at The University of Edinburgh can be the right programme for you!

Programme Structure

Our PhD and MSc programmes harness strengths in different research disciplines:

  • genetics
  • molecular biology
  • biochemistry
  • cell biology)

These are tied to our scientific themes:

  • disease mechanisms
  • biomedical genomics
  • genome regulation

Our programmes also provides a strong focus on computational biology, and state of the art imaging as part of the Edinburgh Super-Resolution Imaging Consortium.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees: 

  • Home - £4,850
  • International/EU - £15,550

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

 

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.

Our partners

Genetics and Molecular Medicine (MRC Human Genetics Unit)
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