Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme


FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions on the Application Process

  • I am an International student, am I eligible to apply to the programme? 

Yes, the MRC funded Doctoral Training Programme in Precision Medicine is open to international applicants.  

To be classed as a home student, candidates must meet the following criteria:

• Be a UK National (meeting residency requirements), or

• Have settled status, or

• Have pre-settled status (meeting residency requirements), or

• Have indefinite leave to remain or enter

All other candidates will be classed as an International student. 

  • Is there a deadline for applications? 

Yes, the deadline will be advertised on our website and the Degree Finder.

  • Do I need to submit a research proposal with my application? 

No.  You need to apply to a particular project. Please include details of the project you are interested in, in the programme section of the application form.  

  • Can I apply for multiple projects? 

You can apply for a maximum of 3 projects. Please submit a separate application for each project.

  • Can I contact the supervisor to discuss the project prior to application? 

Yes, we encourage all applicants to email the lead supervisor prior to application to discuss their suitability.  

  • What does the studentship cover?  

Successful applicants will receive a fully funded studentship covering tuition fees, stipend [at least £17,668 per annum], an annual Research Training Support Grant of £5000 and an annual Travel Grant of £300.