Research course

Life Sciences (PhD A*Star Dundee Programme)

University of Dundee · School of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Honours degree at 2.1 or above, or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline. IELTS of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in the written component, or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Course content

In collaboration with the University of Dundee, A*STAR is offering an exciting and challenging PhD scholarship opportunity for those keen to pursue an R&D career in science and technology.

The A*STAR - University of Dundee Partnership (ADP) PhD Scholarship Programme is open to candidates who satisfy entry requirements for both the A*STAR Graduate Academy and the University of Dundee.

The ADP PhD Programme is a four-year scholarship comprising approximately two years of PhD studies at the University of Dundee, and two years at a relevant A*STAR Research Institute (RI) in Singapore. PhD research training will be carried out under the joint supervision of a University of Dundee Professor and a senior member of an A*STAR RI. Upon successful completion, candidates will be conferred a PhD degree by the University of Dundee.

Department specialisms

Research Divisons: Anatomy and Human Identification Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery Cell Signalling and Immunology Cell and Developmental Biology Gene Regulation and Expression Molecular Microbiology MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit Nucleic Acid Structure Research Group Plant Sciences SCottish Institute for CeLL Signalling

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months

Course contact details

Gail Guild or Nikki Forbes
+44 (0)1382 384880