Postgraduate Study in Genetics
The Department, one of the leading Genetics Department in the country, aims to provide every opportunity for postgraduate students to develop into mature and independent research scientists. Enthusiastic, hard-working students who wish to work in a multidisciplinary environment on an exciting project are encouraged to apply.
Academic enquiries: Please contact our Postgraduate Tutors:
Admissions: Dr Celia May email@example.com
Pastoral: Dr Edward Hollox firstname.lastname@example.org
For administration enquiries please contact: GeneticsPGR@le.ac.uk
For more information and how to apply online: The Graduate School
Postgraduates have full access to research equipment and facilities within the Department and contribute to a significant part of the research output.
Research Degrees PhD, involves a 3 to 4 year research period with a specific Supervisor (plus co-supervisors for some interdisciplinary projects).
We offer a one yearcourse which has an initial formal taught element in our teaching laboratory as well as a 6 month research project in a research laboratory.
The Department also runs the , in collaboration with the Department of Biochemistry. This course, which takes up to 15 students each year, aims to develop the skills needed for a career in this multi-disciplinary field, covering both the necessary molecular biology and information technology.
Our Postgraduate training, at both MSc and PhD levels, is fully integrated and forms an important component of the Departmental research programme.
The Department of Genetics provides a stimulating and supportive environment for postgraduate education. Our Postgraduate Training Programme aims to develop postgraduate students into mature and independent research scientists possessing highly marketable scientific skills.