12 months
22400 GBP/year
11000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Evolution and Genomics course at the University of East Anglia provides extensive conceptual understanding and diverse practical experience within evolutionary biology and genomics.

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The unique, world-leading expertise available across the Norwich Research Park, including UEA, will provide you with excellent training in all aspects of modern evolutionary studies, including genomics and phenomics, from experimental design to bioinformatics, and spanning field and laboratory systems. You’ll be part of vibrant cohort of similar students, embedded within a dynamic research community. A major component of this Evolution and Genomics  course at the University of East Anglia  will be performing an independent research project with a research leader of your choice. Upon completion you will be exceptionally well qualified as a PhD candidate for national and international PhDs within this area. You will also have a diverse range of transferable skills and understanding that will enhance your employability in industry, government and non-government organisations. 


  • PhD (DTP) 
  • Bioscience Industry 
  • Health sector 
  • Government 
  • Non-Government Organisations 

Programme Structure

Topics covered include:  
  • Evolutionary biology of ageing 
  • Sexual selection and sexual conflict 
  • Evolutionary genetics and genomics 
  • Conservation genetics/genomics  
  • Microbiology and microbiomics 
  • Plant genetics/genomics and crop breeding 
  • Population genetic/genomics 
  • Biodiversity research 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Bachelors degree - 2.1 equivalent
  • Biology, Biomedicine or Biochemistry

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 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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