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Graduate Admissions

Teaching

One to one supervision

The frequency of supervision meetings should be once every one or two weeks.

The University of Cambridge publishes an annual Code of Practice which sets out the University’s expectations regarding supervision.

Seminars & classes

Weekly departmental seminars

Posters

Annual Research In Genetics day with poster sessions

Feedback

Students will receive termly feedback from the supervisor via our online reporting system in addition to formal feedback via an advisor, at six weeks, nine months and two years.

Assessment

Thesis

Thesis required of not more than 60,000 words in length, excluding figures, tables, footnotes, appendices and bibliography. The examination will include an oral examination on the thesis and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls.

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Key Information


3-4 years full-time

Doctor of Philosophy

Department of Genetics

Enquiries

Course on Department Website

Dates and deadlines:

Applications open
Dec. 6, 2017
Application deadline
Oct. 4, 2018
Course Starts
Jan. 5, 2019

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Applications open
March 1, 2018
Application deadline
Jan. 14, 2019
Course Starts
April 10, 2019

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Applications open
Sept. 3, 2018
Application deadline
June 28, 2019
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2019

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Lent 2020

Applications open
Sept. 3, 2018
Application deadline
Oct. 4, 2019
Course Starts
Jan. 5, 2020

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Applications open
Sept. 3, 2018
Application deadline
Jan. 14, 2020
Course Starts
April 10, 2020

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Graduate Funding Competition
Jan. 3, 2019
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 10, 2018

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