PhD A*STAR / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- 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 6th in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2020).
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): Standard £4,500, Low £9,250, Medium £16,500, High £21,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £24,500, Low £25,500, Medium £32,500, High £37,500
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Programmes in related subject areas
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