Applicants must hold a 1st class or 2:1 degree in life, physical or mathematical sciences. With a life-sciences degree, maths, statistics or computing modules at A-Level or above are desirable. With a physics or maths degree, life-sciences modules at undergraduate level are essential.
Months of entry
We are proud to offer Medical Research Council funded doctoral training programme (MRC DTP) PhD studentships. Students are based at UoS researching topics including cancer, neurological, inflammatory or infectious diseases, anti-microbial resistance or global health, with a focus on interdisciplinary studies and whole organism, applying state-of-the-art computational and experimental methodologies to medical research, with potential links with industry (iCASE studentship). Our PhD students join a vibrant student community for a 4-year funded study period from October 2024.
Information for international students
English language: IELTS 7.0 or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University is required for speakers of other languages.
Eligibility details can be found here.
Fees and funding
All studentships are fully funded including 4 years of stipend (equivalent to the Research Councils UK National Minimum Doctoral Stipend) and fees, as well as some research funds.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- PhD with integrated study
- full time48 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Doctoral College