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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Hull

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

About our programmes

Choose to carry out your postgraduate studies at Hull and become part of a vibrant, forward-thinking research community. Our postgraduate students are well integrated and fundamental to the work that we do, and we pride ourselves on supporting them to make sure that they achieve their full potential. We have developed an international reputation for our research in evolutionary biology, earth science and functional ecology. Our state-of-the-art research facilities include environmentally controlled tropical and cold water aquarium systems, and a microscopy suite.

A PhD, meanwhile is the ultimate form of student-centred learning, allowing you to focus your research interests and make an original and meaningful contribution to science.

Research

Our academic experts welcome postgraduate research applications across a broad range of topics.

Environment and Ecology

Our work includes physiological, behavioural and evolutionary studies as well as organism-level research. Focuses include:

Aquatic Toxicology
Bioscience Education
Chemical Ecology
Evolutionary Comparative Ecology
Network Ecology Group
Physical Ecology
Sensory Ecology

Evolutionary Biology

Our research examines the varied processes which shape individual, population and species diversity. Focuses include:

Behavioural Ecology
Evolution of Biodiversity
Evolutionary and Environmental Genomics
Invasion Biology
Phylogenetics and Molecular Evolution.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Hull

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Hull, Admissions Office, Cottingham Road, Hull, Kingston Upon Hull, HU6 7RX, England

International students starting an undergraduate degree could receive a tuition fee discount of up to £2,500 per year (terms apply).
Hull’s research takes on global issues – health inequalities, social injustice, climate change and more – to shape a fairer, brighter and carbon-neutral future.
At Hull, there are students from more than 100 countries from right across the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 100 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 50%

    63rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    40th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    56th

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