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Joint PhD with Singapore

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Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy
48 months (full-time)
Entry requirements

The standard entry requirement for PhD study is a First or Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject. In certain circumstances, a Lower Second class honours degree supplemented by a Masters degree, or appropriate relevant work experience, may be acceptable.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Apply online

Programme options

Full-timePart-timeFull-time distance learningPart-time distance learning

Programme description

The Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK and the A*STAR Institutes, Singapore, are offering a number of prestigious international PhD studentships for outstanding applicants, commencing in September 2012.

The 4 year PhD Programme will require successful applicants to split their time between the Faculty of Life Sciences in Manchester and the relevant research institute in Singapore. It is anticipated that this will involve two year periods in both Manchester and Singapore. The final PhD degree awarded will be by The University of Manchester.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2014, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £2,797
    International students (per annum): £12,600

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Life Sciences
Contact name
Jessica Bowler
0161 2755537

Academic department overview

See: About the Faculty of Life Sciences.

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