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Cambridge NERC Doctoral Training Partnerships

Graduate Research Opportunities


The Course Description is "PhD in Genetics"; entering the word Genetics in the Course Directory Search should bring this up

When prompted in the research section of the on-line application, please make sure that you enter the code(s) and title(s) of the project which you are applying for, as well as the name of the proposed supervisor(s). 

Please remember that, although you may see later dates by which you can apply to enter the course, the deadline for funding by the NERC doctoral training partnership (and for consideration for projects listed by the DTP) for 2024 entry is January 4th at noon.

If you wish to devise your own research project you should also submit a short research proposal which you should already have discussed with one of our staff members.

Click here to start the application process.

Other details about postgraduate training in Genetics are on the department website.

Genetics at Cambridge is rated 3rd in the QS World University Rankings. The Department of Genetics hosts 83 researchers across 27 research groups covering a wide range of interests and model systems, all centred round the application of genetics approaches to understanding fundamental questions in modern biology.