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Singapore A*STAR
PhD A*STAR
Undertake postgraduate training in a world leading research environment in Manchester and A*STAR Institutes, Singapore

PhD A*STAR / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy
Duration
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.

Full entry requirements

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.

Programme options

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

Programme overview

  • 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 7th in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2018).

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 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Standard TBA, Low £8,750, Medium £15,500, High £20,500
    International students (per annum): Standard £23,000, Low £24,000, Medium £30,500, High £35,500

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Jessica Bowler
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5537
Email
Website
http://www.singaporeastar.manchester.ac.uk/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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