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Thank you for your interest in applying for a PhD in the School of Life Sciences. 

Please ensure that you have read and follow the information below before continuing with your application.  For any enquires please contact

  1. Our PhD programmes have different eligibility criteria.  Please ensure that you meet these criteria before submitting an application to a particular programme. More details on eligible nationalities for our different programmes are described on our eligibility page. Please note that any application received that does not meet the eligibility criteria will not be considered.
  2. Academic Qualifications: Candidates for studentships must hold qualifications at the level of, or equivalent to, a good honours degree from a UK academic institution. This should be a first or upper second class honours degree. Qualifications, or a combination of qualifications and experience, which demonstrate equivalent ability and attainment will also be considered. For example, a 2(ii) degree may be enhanced by the acquisition of a Masters degree.
  3. Please take note of the application deadlines which are described on individual programme pages.
  4. We encourage potential applicants to provide as much information as possible to support their application (taking note of the word limits that apply).  This enables potential supervisors and Programme committee members to assess your application to its full potential.  Applications with poorly completed details are unlikely to be taken forward.

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