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PhD Wellcome Trust - Quantitative and Biophysical Biology / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy
Duration
4 Year PhD
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 hold a first-class undergraduate degree and a Masters-level qualification.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

We accept applications each year from around October-November for entry the following September.  Details on how to apply can be found on the Wellcome Trust programme 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 flagship PhD Programme
  • Opportunities for those training in physics, engineering, maths or computer science to take the leap into biology
  • Bespoke training and transferable skills development
  • Opportunity to undertake project rotations
  • 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): Standard TBA, 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

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Doctoral Academy Admissions
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5608
Email
Website
http://www.wtqbb.manchester.ac.uk/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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