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APPLICATION WINDOW FOR 2018 ENTRY: 2ND OCTOBER 2017-19TH JANUARY 2018



This 4-year programme is aimed at graduates with a strong interest in multi-disciplinary research. We invite applications from highly motivated students from a wide range of academic backgrounds including biological, biomedical, veterinary, physical, computational, engineering or mathematical disciplines.

We welcome expressions of interest from candidates at any point of the year.

 



This 4-year programme is aimed at graduates with a strong interest in multi-disciplinary research. We invite applications from highly motivated students from a wide range of academic backgrounds including biological, biomedical, veterinary, physical, computational, engineering or mathematical disciplines.

We open for applications on 2nd October 2017



Details of our iCASE projects starting in 2018 will be available shortly.



Applicants must hold, or be expected to achieve, a first or high upper second-class undergraduate honours degree or equivalent (for example BA, BSc, MSci) or a Masters degree in a relevant subject.

Applicants must be confident using computers and show some evidence of numeracy (minimum GCSE mathematics or statistics or an equivalent or alternatively a university degree module with a good grade).

All students whose first language is not English must be able to provide recent evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programme. The required evidence may be one of the following:

  • Substantial education or work experience conducted in English
  • A recently obtained acceptable English language qualification or test result.Our preferred English language qualification is the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Version and we require candidates to achieve the level of "GOOD".
  • Good level: Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests.

Candidates who are unsure if they meet the entry criteria should contact us before submitting an application.



Fully funded places include home (UK/EU) tuition fees and a tax-free stipend in the region of £16,296. We welcome applications from EU nationals, who remain eligible for postgraduate support from UK’s Research Councils in academic year 2017 to 2018.

EU applicants must meet the BBSRC residency criteria to be eligible for full funding.

Applicants who are applying for DTP places but who are not eligible for fully funded BBSRC studentships may be eligible for fully funded Institutional Studentships (around 8-10 per year).

More details are available by contacting the programme administrator.