PhD A*STAR / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy
- 4 year PhD only
- Entry requirements
We require applicants to hold, or be about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a related subject area for entry to this funded PhD programme. As competition is tough, many of our applicants also hold a Masters-level qualification.
- How to apply
The programme generally accepts applications each year from around November for entry the following September. Details on how to apply can be found on the website . You should follow the guidance carefully on how to make an online application.
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- Fully-funded 4 year PhD programme
- Opportunity to spend time in two locations - Manchester and Singapore
- Benefit from research facilities and support at world-renowned institutions
- Bespoke training and transferable skills development
- Conduct research at a university ranked 9th in the UK and among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2017).
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): Standard £4,260, Low £8,500, Medium £15,000, High £20,000
International students (per annum): Standard £22,000, Low £23,500, Medium £29,500, High £34,500
Programmes in related subject areas
Use the links below to view lists of programmes in related subject areas.
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