Non-Clinical PhD Studentships

Our Non-Clinical PhD Studentships are suitable for those students with degrees in a range of scientific disciplines. We seek ambitious, motivated students who aim to launch and develop a career in world-leading cancer research.

Application Process and Timelines

 

Non-Clinical PhD Studentship projects, including ACED-funded Non-Clinical PhD Studentships, are now available to review. Please visit the Research Opportunities page to find all available projects. The timelines for applications for Non-Clinical Studentships are as follows:

  • Week commencing 11th October 2021 – Projects available to review
  • 18th October 2021 –  Applications open on The University of Manchester Website
  • 26th November 2021 – Applications Close
  • Week commencing 10th January 2022 – Interviews for shortlisted candidates
  • September 2022 – Successful candidates begin their studies

Please note that the University is launching a new application form on Monday 18 October. We’ll start accepting applications for our funded Non-Clinical PhD Studentships from this date. In the meantime, you can review the projects available and contact project supervisors in advance.

Duration and Funding

 

Our Non-Clinical Studentships are tenable for four years. Funding for the studentship covers:

  • Running costs
  • University tuition fees (at the UK rate)
  • A stipend of £19,000 per year.

 

International Candidates

The University of Manchester aims to support the most outstanding applicants from outside the UK.  We are able to offer a limited number of bursaries that will enable a limited number of full studentships to be awarded to international applicants. Studentships will be awarded to high-performing EU and international candidates. These will be assessed on candidate quality at application and interview stages.

 

Eligibility Criteria

 

Candidates must hold, or be about to obtain, a minimum upper second class (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. A related master’s degree would be an advantage.

We encourage all candidates to make contact with supervisors who they are interested in working with on postgraduate research programmes ahead of applying for respective projects.

 

Pre-Application

 

International applicants (including EU nationals) must ensure they meet the academic eligibility criteria (including English Language) as outlined before contacting potential supervisors to express an interest in their project. Eligibility can be checked via the University Country Specific information page.

 

Application Stage

 

To be considered for this project you must submit a formal online application form – full details on how to apply can be found on the CRUK Manchester Centre PhD Training Scheme website.

 

Equality, diversity and inclusion is fundamental to the success of The University of Manchester and is at the heart of all of our activities. The full equality, diversity and inclusion statement can be found on the Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health website.

 

Enquiries

If you have any queries about the funding, eligibility or application process, please contact:

Dr Georgina Binnie-Wright
Postgraduate Programme Manager
Email: MCRCtraining@manchester.ac.uk

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