IGC Graduate Research & Training

Postgraduate study opportunities, including PhDs and Masters programmes

The Institute provides an outstanding training environment, with state of the art facilities and a variety of opportunities for postgraduate research study. There is a great sense of community within the Institute of Genetics and Cancer, with over a hundred postgraduate students and a thriving postgraduate society (POGs) which runs career talks, social events and an annual scientific retreat.

Current PhD and MSc opportunities are advertised regularly.

IGMM students study with us

Apply now for PhD studentships at the Institute of Genetics and Cancer.

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Vacation research opportunities at the Institute of Genetics and Cancer.


IGMM early career award

Funding to support activities related to your research within the Institute through a competitive grant scheme.

IGMM Students study pod

Information for graduate students and supervisors.

IGMM PhD studentships

Information for prospective Masters students.

IGMM Nucleus

Our vibrant community and benefits for those who work or study in the Institute.

IGMM Students Balcony

Find out why Edinburgh is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

IGMM students study pod

MRC career inspiration podcasts.