Genetics and Genomics

University of Nottingham

M.Res. On Campus
12 months
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Genetics and Genomics from University of Nottingham is bespoke at the University of Nottingham, allows you to choose your own area of interest to research, under the title of your choosing.


Genetics and Genomics from University of Nottingham is bespoke to you, however, our supervisors can provide projects in many areas of current interest in genetics and genomics, ranging from fundamental questions in cell biology to variation and disease in humans.


Whether you are considering a career in academia, industry or haven't yet decided, we’re here to support you every step of the way.

Expert staff will work with you to explore PhD career options and apply for vacancies, develop your interview skills and meet employers. You can book a one-to-one appointment, take an online course or attend a workshop.

Programme Structure

Research within the school on ecological and evolutionary aspects of genetics includes:

  • research on population genetics and genome evolution
  • understanding the genetic basis of left-right body asymmetry
  • analysis of diversity and endosymbiont infection in spiders
  • genetics of colour polymorphism in ladybirds
  • phylogenetic analysis of adaptive radiations in snails

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students should apply as early as possible. 




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree of at least 2:2 or equivalent.
  • International and EU equivalents. We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.
  • A research proposal is required.  This should be worked on with your proposed supervisor.
  • You should have 2 references with at least one of them being an academic reference.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

International fees are charged as follows: low-cost research – £20,000, laboratory-based research – £26,500, high cost labortory-based research – £31,500, exceptional technically-intensive/specialised research projects with high consumable costs – £36,000. 


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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Genetics and Genomics
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