PhD

Genetics Evolution and Environment

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:3 years
Local:$ 6.83k / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 31.8k / 1 Academic year(s) Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
StudyQA ranking:389

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The Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE) carries out world-class research and promotes an integrative approach to understanding biological systems at functional and genomic levels. We provide an enabling environment with excellent research facilities, analytical equipment and specialised laboratories. Staff are affiliated with subject-specific research units including the Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research (CBER); Genetic Anthropology; Mathematics & Physics in the Life Sciences and Experimental Biology (CoMPLEX); and the Institute of Healthy Ageing. GEE is also home to the UCL Genetics Institute, which applies biostatistical analysis and bioinformatics approaches to the genetics of clinical disease. These links provide an excellent environment for postgraduate training that equips students with skills and opportunities for a diverse range of careers.

Research areas

  • Biodiversity and environmental biology
  • Biology of ageing
  • Computational biology
  • Evolutionary genetics
  • Evolution and development
  • Human genetics and human evolution
  • Systems biology
  • 5 year Specialist Diploma with an overall mark of 4.5/5.0
  • Bachelor's degree with an overall mark of 4.5/5.0
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Score of 100 overall with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening
  • British Council International Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Version). Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests.

Scholarships

  • British Chevening Scholarships 
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