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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Molecular Cell Biology (Laboratory for)

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 also provides the opportunity to carry out cutting-edge research in an internationally competitive environment.

Taught and research programmes

Degree programme Qualifications Modes
Molecular Cell Biology PhD FT4,

Student/staff ratios

  • 100 staff
  • 18 taught students
  • 36 research students


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Degree: PhD (Interdisciplinary Programme in Structural, Computational and Chemical Biology)

Subject: Structural and Molecular Biology, Faculty: Life Sciences