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- Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
- Cancer Research UK
- Medical Research Council
- The Wellcome Trust.
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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/05/01
Duration: 48 months
Intl fees: £20750
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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:
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You’re normally expected to have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above. Your qualification should be in a relevant science subject. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.
IELTS: 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each component)
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About this university
Students travel from some 120 countries to study at the university and make up around one quarter of all students. There are English language courses on offer for students to whom English isnâ€™t a first language while an International Summer School is operated in July to provide future students with an intensive course. The International Student Services departments (ISS) is also responsible for trips to prominent sights and locations around the country as well as organising cultural events and activities. The university is also a member of the Erasmus program and has a number of partnerships with other international universities such as the University of California. Studentâ€™s life outside the classroom can be organised through the Studentsâ€™ Union. Their services start from arrival at the university with their Fresherâ€™s Week when volunteers in red tops are available to help new arrivals settle in. There are also regular events to attend and plenty of information available. The union operates two bars, the East Slope Bar and Falmers Bar as well as the Falmer House common room and The Globe, a bar in central Brighton. There is also a student union shop within Falmer House and a co-operative supermarket in Bramber House. There is a student run newspaper, called The Badger, which is issued weekly while there is also a radio station and a university TV station. There is also opportunities for volunteering and charity work as well as media and arts clubs and organisations. For students interested in sports, there is no shortage of different ones on offer from team sports such as basketball and cricket to racquet sports, outdoor pursuits, martial arts and individual sports such as archery and swimming.