Evolution and Genomics at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

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Course summary

Overview This course provides extensive conceptual understanding and diverse practical experience within evolutionary biology and genomics. The unique, world-leading expertise available across the Norwich Research Park including UEA, will provide you with excellent training in all aspects of modern evolutionary studies, including genomics and phenomics, from experimental design to bioinformatics, and spanning field and laboratory systems. You’ll be part of a vibrant cohort of similar students, embedded within a dynamic research community. A major component will be performing an independent research project with a research leader of your choice. Upon completion, you’ll be exceptionally well qualified as a PhD candidate for national and international PhDs within this area. You’ll also have a diverse range of transferable skills and understanding that will enhance your employability in industry, government and non-government organisations. About This Course You’ll benefit from the exceptionally strong academic expertise and experience in evolution and genomics, at UEA and the other institutions across the Norwich Research Park (NRP). Topics covered by research in the different labs include the following examples:

  • Evolutionary biology of ageing
  • Sexual selection and sexual conflict
  • Evolutionary genetics and genomics
  • Conservation genetics/genomics
  • Microbiology and microbiomics
  • Plant genetics/genomics and crop breeding
  • Population genetic/genomics
  • Biodiversity research
The course will equip you with the necessary skills to proceed to a PhD and establish a career in academia. Alternatively, it will allow you to pursue positions within industry, government and non-governmental organisations engaged in a diverse array of topics – from human health to conservation biology – with skills including project management, data analyse, bioinformatics etc. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk


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Assessment method

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Entry requirements

Degree classification: Bachelors degree - 2.1 equivalent Degree subject: Biology, Biomedicine or Biochemistry.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7with a minimum 7.0 in all components

English Foreign Language: Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):   Test dates should be within 2 years of the course start date. We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £15850 Whole course
England £15850 Whole course
Northern Ireland £15850 Whole course
Scotland £15850 Whole course
Wales £15850 Whole course
International £25150 Whole course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Evolution and Genomics at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS