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Application to Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health PhD programme

Form for submission of personal details as part of application to Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health Four Year PhD programme.

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Privacy statement
The information you provide in this application form will be used by the University for the assessment of your application, to invite you to take part in on campus or online events, and for the consideration of appeals and complaints. If you subsequently enrol as a student, we will keep this information for five years after you have completed your studies. If your application is unsuccessful, or if you choose not enrol as a student, we will keep this information until the September after your proposed date of entry. A detailed privacy statement can be found on our website at https://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/admissions/privacy-statement. This provides you with more information regarding how we use your personal data, the legal bases for doing so, and details of any third parties with whom we may share your information. If you have any questions, please contact: applicant.privacy@ed.ac.uk
Educational background
First degree
e.g BSc Hons in Infectious Diseases
e.g. first, 2.1 etc , GPA score or equivalent. If you have not been awarded your degree yet, please give the class/grade you are predicted to obtain.
Please give start and finish dates of degree study in dd/mm/yyyy to dd/mm/yyyy format
Broad subject headings, not a detailed list.
Please give the name of the University or College, and country, in which you studied for your first degree.
Second degree
If you have, or are studying for a Masters degree, please give the title of the degree programme, and the dates of study in dd/mm/yyyy format
Please give the dates of study in dd/mm/yyyy format (if applicable)
Please give the name of the University or College, and country, in which you studied (or are studying) for your second degree (if applicable)
Please tell us about any prizes you have been awarded during your University or professional career.
Choice of Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health PhD programme
Not more than 500 words. Please use this section to tell us about your interests in infectious disease research, addressing the following questions (1) what motivates your interest this subject, (2) how your educational, research and life experiences have informed your choice of career, (3) how your skill set has equipped you to undertake a PhD, and (4) what attributes you will bring to the Programme.
Not more than 200 words. Please use this section to tell us why you chose the Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health PhD Programme at the University of Edinburgh in particular, and how your interests and career aspirations fit with the Programme's multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to infectious disease research.
Research experience
Please give the title and a short description of any research project(s) or other relevant activities you have carried out during your studies. Pleae give a title for the project or activity, and tell us about the approximate duration of the project/activity; whether it was part of your course or vacation work; and information about methods and techniques you used. (Not more than 200 words per project)
Not more than 150 words. Please use this section to tell us anything relevant to your application that is not covered elsewhere. This could include special circumstances related to your studies/employment, whether you attended a school that doesn’t have a track record of students going on to university, or if you have caring responsibilities.
Referee reports
Please confirm here (yes/no) that you have contacted two referees who will send in recommendations in support of your application by Tuesday 12 January 2021.
Referee 1
Referee 2
Personal Details
Please give your first (or given) name
Please give your last (or family) name
Please give your date of birth in dd/mm/yyyy format
Please state the country in which you were born
Please give your nationality as recorded on your passport
Contact details
Please enter the number without spaces; a mobile number is acceptable
Please give your permanent address, with each part of the address separated by commas
Language requirements
Please tell us if you currently meet our English language requirements. More details can be found at http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international/english/postgraduate. Please note that you do not need to meet the requirements in order to apply, but that it is required before an unconditional offer of a place on the Programme can be made.
Finding the Programme
Select all the sites/places that you saw the programme advertised.