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PhD studentships

Research in the department attracts a wide range of funding and PhD candidates are invited to apply for studentships each year.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be able to satisfy specific eligibility requirements in relation to qualifications and residency. Information about eligibility requirements are given on the more detailed programme pages.

 

2018 Studentships

Wellcome Trust 4 year Interdisciplinary PhD Programme

Application deadline: Friday 5 January 2018 at 5pm

This outstanding PhD Programme in Structural, Computational and Chemical Biology is funded by the Wellcome Trust and provides the opportunity to study at UCL, Birkbeck and The Francis Crick Institute.

 

BBSRC funded London Interdisciplinary Doctoral (LIDO) Programme in Biosciences

Application deadline: Friday 19 January 2018 at 5pm

PhD studentships are available to study within the Department of Biological Sciences which is part of the BBSRC's LIDo PhD programme. This interdisciplinary PhD programme provides the mathematical and computational skills necessary to understand and model biological processes and function, while maintaining the training in world-class bioscience that underpins all living systems. Students complete research training and rotation projects in year 1 before choosing and beginning their PhD project.

 

UCL-Birkbeck MRC DTP

Application deadline: Friday 12 January 2018 at 5pm

This programme provides state-of-the-art PhD training across four strategic themes that exploit the unique research strengths and training infrastructure of UCL and Birkbeck. The programme has a four year pathway and a three year pathway, which includes industrial CASE students.