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PhD BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy
Duration
4 year PhD option 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.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

The BBSRC DTP accepts applications each year from mid October for entry the following September.  Details on how to apply can be found on the BBSRC DTP website . You should follow the guidance carefully on how to make an online application.

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PhD Y N N N

Programme overview

  • Fully-funded interdisciplinary BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
  • Bespoke training and transferable skills development
  • Opportunity to undertake a 3-month professional internship
  • Some projects linked with industrial sponsors
  • 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).

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what undertaking postgraduate research at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): TBA
    International students (per annum): £22,000

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Admissions
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5608
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/research/bbsrc-dtp/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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