12 months
26500 GBP/year
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.


Key facts

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

For postgraduate courses not starting in fall, the deadline is typically six weeks before the course start date.


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.


Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 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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