Systems Biology Centre for Doctoral Training

The Systems Biology DTC is an innovative 4-year D.Phil. programme that provides comprehensive training to graduates who wish to undertake research in the exciting new interdisciplinary field of Systems Biology. Our students come from a very wide range of academic backgrounds including Mathematics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, Biology, Statistics and Engineering. The DTC’s distinctive research programme builds on expertise present in a wide range of academic departments.

Please explore the links on the right to find more information about the programme and the research training provided, as well as funding available and instructions on how to apply.

The Systems Biology programme is under review for 2017-18 admissions and applications are currently closed.  Please refer back to this page regularly for updates on the outcome of this review.     

The Doctoral Training Centre is a member of the Graduate Academic Programme (GAP) and fully supports the teaching and training of graduate students across divisions within the University of Oxford.



Note: In Oxford, the degree qualification commonly referred to as a Doctorate of Philosophy or Ph.D. is known as a D.Phil.