We offer fully funded PhD studentships. Applications are invited through an annual call.
PhD studentships commencing in October 2018
Applicants are encouraged to contact prospective supervisors for further information about specific projects before applying.
Terms and conditions: RCUK Terms and Conditions and Guidance can be found here. The studentships provide an annual stipend for 3.5 years, full fees and research costs. The duration of the studentship allows for a funded period of write-up prior to thesis submission. Selected studentships will also be eligible for top-up MRC/Sackler Studentship awards.
For more information on How to Apply.
Available projects can be found here – Projects 2018
The closing date for applications is Thursday 7th December 2017.
Interviews will be held 30/31st January 2018.
Academic requirements: At least a 2:1 Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent.
English language requirements: The University requires a high level of proficiency in English. For details, click here
Nationality: Eligibility for the studentships is subject to MRC nationality and residence criteria, summarised below. Click here for full details.
UK National and UK Residents – Full funding is available, for university fees and a stipend.
Other European Economic Area (EEA) Applicants – Partial funding is available, covering university fees only. Therefore, please tick the request for additional funding consideration in your University’s Applicant Portal. See: Funding
Non-EEA Applicants – Unfortunately you are not eligible for MRC funding. You are welcome to apply for these projects, but you will need to request for additional funding consideration in your University’s Applicant Portal. See: Financing Your Studies