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Wellcome Trust PhD programme in Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health

The Wellcome Trust 4-yearPhD programme in Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health was established at the University of Edinburgh in 2016. It provides broad, interdisciplinary training in all aspects of infectious disease research, from immunology to epidemiology, phylogenetics and evolutionary biology.

Introduction

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Introduction to Wellcome Trust Four PhD Programme in Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health at the University of Edinburgh.

Structure of the PhD Programme

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Description of the first year MSc by Research degree and subsequent PhD project for students starting in October 2020.

Supervisors and projects

There are wide range of different projects available
Details of supervisors and possible projects on the Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health Programme for students starting in October 2020.

How to apply

Applications for entry to the Programme in October 2020 closed on 14 January 2020. We will inform those candidates selected for interview by mid-Feburary 2020. We will be recruiting students for entry in 2021 later this year. Find out about entry requirements and eligibility, and the online application process.

Meet our students

Find out about our talented students on the Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health PhD programme!

Why choose Edinburgh?

Edinburgh's vibrant and stimulating environment is the perfect place for your postgraduate study and research.