Molecular Cell Biology PhD


Research areas:

  • 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.

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IRIS department: Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology


Entry requirements

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

Application

Research 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.

Fees

  • UK/EU Full-time: £4,500
  • Overseas Full-time: £20,900

Funding

Six MRC studentships are available to UK/EU students.

Full details of funding opportunities can be found on the UCL Scholarships website


Career

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.



Next steps

Contact

Ms Ione Karney

T: +44 (0)20 7679 7802

Department

Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology

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