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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 provides broad, interdisciplinary training in all aspects of infectious disease research, from immunology to epidemiology, phylogenetics and evolutionary biology. Closing date for entry in October 2021 is Tuesday 12 January 2021.

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 2021.

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 2021.

How to apply

Applications for entry to the Programme in October 2021 will close on Tuesday 12 January 2021. We will inform those candidates selected for interview by mid-February 2021.

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.