PhD Wellcome Trust - Immunomatrix in Complex Disease / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2023

How to apply

You should apply online as soon as possible once applications open.

If you wish to be considered for Wellcome Trust 4-year PhD and meet our eligibility criteria, you must complete an  online admissions application form to apply for this programme.   Ensure you include all required supporting documents at the time of submission, or this may delay the processing of your application.

Advice to applicants

In addition to the formal online application, candidates should send all supporting documents (CV, transcripts, certificates, English language ability (if applicable)and a personal statement).

About the pers onal statement   

A supporting statement. This should be a maximum of 500 words summarising why you wish to take a four year PhD programme and outlining any previous research-related experience you may already have (industrial year, final year honours project, etc). Include any other information you consider relevant to your application.

Interview requirements

Candidates will be required to attend an interview. We will contact you directly if we wish to invite you to one of our interview days.

Interviews will be carried out by members of the Wellcome Trust ICD Management Board.

Disclosure and Barring Service check

Depending on the project you undertake, you may be required to undertake DBS screening.  We will notify of you this requirement if appropriate.


If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again. Your application will be considered against the standard programme entry criteria for that year of entry. In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved. We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen programme.