Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme

How to Apply

Details about how to apply for the PhD with Integrated Study studentships in the Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme.

Up to 26 studentships over three academic years will be awarded across the University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow, beginning in 2016/17. These studentship awards will provide full tuition fee and stipend funding for high quality Home/EU applicants.


The full list of University of Edinburgh projects can be found here.


Applications for all projects, including those offered by the University of Glasgow, must be submitted via the University of Edinburgh's Degree Finder.

Applicants must apply to a specific project. Please ensure that you include details of the project that you are applying to in Section 4 of your application. We encourage you to contact the primary supervisor prior to making your application. As you are applying to a specific project, you are not required to submit a research proposal as part of your application.

The deadline for 18/19 applications is 5pm on Wednesday 10th January 2018. 

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Qualifications criteria Applicants applying for a MRC DTP in Precision Medicine studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a first or upper second class UK honours degree or the equivalent qualifications gained outside the UK, in an appropriate area of science or technology.

Residence criteria The MRC DTP in Precision Medicine grant provides funding for tuition fees and stipend for UK and EU nationals that meet all the required eligibility criteria.

Full qualifications and residence eligibility details are available here:

If you have any queries regarding your eligibility please contact us.

For further details about the programme please visit:

About the Programme 

Additional information about this training programme and the application process can be found on the University of Edinburgh's Degree Finder.