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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 03-JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

We investigate the responses of cells to genome damage and their relationship to cancer and other aspects of human disease.

You’ll work in a dynamic and collaborative environment, using a range of instrumentation from microscopy to DNA sequencing to mass spectronomy.

Our research is currently funded by a variety of agencies including:

  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Medical Research Council
  • The Wellcome Trust.

For a PhD, your research work makes a substantial original contribution to knowledge or understanding in your chosen field.

Tuition fees

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£ 22,500per year

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    42nd

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 100 22

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    143 65%

    28th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    82nd

    67
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    64th

    4

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