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How to Apply and Current Studentships

Further Information 

Postgrad Research workroom

Who applies for a higher degree at the School of Dentistry?

Dental and Medical graduates and Allied Health professions, Biological Scientists, Chemists, Computational Scientists and Mathematicians, Statisticians, Epidemiologists, Social Scientists, Psychologists.

Funded Studentships available

We regularly have a limited number of competitively sought PhD studentships funded by charities and trusts, which are advertised via the University Website.

Studentships usually offer a stipend and University Fees for UK / EU students.  International students may apply but will be required to pay the difference in International fees.

There are currently no PhD studentships available.

Start Dates

We have four start dates throughout the year; 1 October, 1 January, 1 April, 1 July.

Applications should be made 8-6 weeks before a start date, particularly if visa requirements need to be arranged.

Self-funded Opportunities

We also welcome applications for our self-funded PhD projects. Applicants must fulfil the English Language requirements (written and spoken) and demonstrate a course of funding to cover University tuition fees and bench fees (to help cover the costs of associated consumables or travel).  We offer both Full-time and Part-time programmes of study.

Tuition Fees

For information relating to tuition fees, please access the Tuition Fees for Postgraduate Research Degrees document.

How to apply

All formal applications must be made via the University Standard application process.  Speculative enquiries may also be made approaching research staff as potential supervisor to discuss possible projects or studentships available. 

Applications may be made any time throughout the year.

Further information

If you require any additional information in the course of your application feel free to contact us at:

Contact: Professor Rachel Waddington

Phone: 029 2074 5867/2468
Fax: 029 20766343

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