Molecular Cell Biology PhD
- The Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology (LMCB) at UCL is a Medical Research Council-funded institute dedicated to research aimed at understanding the molecular and cellular basis of cell behaviour relevant to human disease.
- The four-year Molecular Cell Biology PhD programme we offer provides a broad training in fundamental aspects of biomedical science.
- The programme provides the opportunity to carry out cutting-edge research in an internationally competitive environment.
A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
English level expected: Good
ApplicationResearch degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September. Deadlines and start dates are usually dictated by funding arrangements so check with the department or academic unit (contact listed in Next steps, right) to see if you need to consider these in your application preparation. In most cases you should identify and contact potential supervisors before making your application. For more information see our How to apply page.
- UK/EU Full-time: £4,500
- Overseas Full-time: £20,900
Six MRC studentships are available to UK/EU students.
Full details of funding opportunities can be found on the UCL Scholarships website
Recent graduates have secured positions as research fellows and postdoctoral researchers at leading UK universities including Cambridge and UCL and for overseas organisations such as Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center, USA and the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore.
"I enjoy the continual interaction with people of a high intellectual calibre from many different disciplines. At UCL one is in the centre of things"
Dr Jonathan Chubb
"UCL has a lot of facilities that make your educational journey very interesting. The state-of-the-art laboratories, the interactive and scenario-based learning methods, the libraries and the location of the school in the heart of London made it even more amazing than I could ever hope for!"
Degree: Genetics of Human Disease MSc
Subject: Biosciences, Faculty: Life Sciences