PhD opportunities within the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College LondonThe Faculty of Medicine provides an ideal environment to undertake research. We welcome research degree applications from around the world, provided that they meet Imperial College’s eligibility criteria. Our supervisors are outstanding scientists and leaders in their field, and several have recently been commended with a Rector's Award for their teaching and research supervision.

TitleDescriptionApplication deadlineOverseeing body
MRC Centre for Environment and Health Studentships 3-year PhD studentships at the MRC Centre for Environment and Health, an internationally recognised centre of excellence for cutting-edge multidisciplinary research on the health effects of environmental pollutants and the translation of this knowledge to inform policy development. Studentships will be based at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Imperial College London), and/or at the Environmental Research Group (King’s College London). 5 July 2019 MRC Centre for Environment and Health
Chain Florey Clinical Reseach Fellowship The Chain Florey Clinical Research Fellowship Scheme presents clinical trainees with a unique opportunity to study basic science supported by two world-renowned academic institutions, Imperial College and the Medical Research Council London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS), formerly the Clinical Sciences Centre. 9 June 2019 Institute of Clinical Sciences
Global Environment Health PhD Studentship Applications are invited for funded three-year PhD studentships to start in October 2019. Focussing on modelling and data science for urban environment and health research students will be based in the Environmental and Global Health Research Group in the School of Public Health. Students will develop expertise in the application of analytical methods and tools from computer science, statistics/maths, and physics to model the impacts of policy scenarios on the environment and health. 15 December 2018 Imperial College London
President's PhD Scholarships If you are an undergraduate or Master's student and have a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world-class research institution, you could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London. Applications opening Autumn 2018 Imperial College London
MRC DTP Studentships MRC Research Studentships enable graduates with excellent honours degrees to undertake a training programme that includes a research project plus training in research methods and transferable key skills, leading to the submission of a doctoral thesis and the award of a PhD. 18 November 2019 Imperial College London
MRC-Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma PhD Studentships The MRC-Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma is a partnership between the Medical Research Council, Asthma UK, Imperial College London, King’s College London and partner NHS Trusts to advance our understanding of the pathogenesis of asthma. This provides an outstanding opportunity for high-calibre PhD students to train in areas of basic and clinical science that have direct relevance to the development of novel approaches for the prevention and treatment of asthma. Applications now closed National Heart and Lung Institute
Translational Medicine Training Fellowship Programme The Translational Medicine Training (TMT) Fellowship Programme at Imperial College, funded by the Wellcome Trust and GlaxoSmithKline, is designed to train the next generation of clinical scientists in Experimental Medicine. A central theme is the development and application of new tools of clinical investigation to test hypotheses about human pathophysiology and evaluate new treatments in vivo. Applications now closed Department of Medicine
Wellcome Trust / BHF AI in Cardiovascular Science Clinical PhD programme The Imperial Immunity, Inflammation, Infection and Informatics (4i) Clinician Scientist Programme focuses on the academic strengths of the College that are relevant to major health problems. The programme is designed to attract and cultivate the most promising clinical academic researchers and will enable us to build an innovative, interdisciplinary cohort of clinician scientists equipped with the expertise to address key global health challenges. For 2020 recruitment there are also opportunities to join the British Heart Foundation Artificial Intelligence in cardiovascular science PhD scheme. Open for applications 7 October - 1 December 2019 Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO)
Imperial College Clinician-Investigator Scholarship The Imperial College Clinician-Investigator Scholarship programme (ICCIS) has been established to support doctors demonstrating exceptional clinical academic merit and/or potential and who wish to undertake rigorous research training within the Faculty of Medicine and working in partnership with its NHS partners in the Imperial College AHSC to access to a broad range of clinical specialties and in basic and clinical research settings. Applications closed Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO)
Lee Family- Faculty of Medicine Scholarships This opportunity is for talented medical graduates to take part in an outstanding clinical academic training programme at Imperial College London.  The endowed fellowship offers one full PhD fellowship every two years. Imperial’s prestigious clinical-academic programme provides opportunities for doctors to do a three-year PhD through which they gain valuable research experience that can be linked to their clinical discipline. Open for applications 7 October - 1 December 2019 Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO)
Wellcome Trust 4-Year PhD Training Programme in the Molecular & Cellular Basis of Infection This fully-funded Wellcome Trust programme provides an outstanding opportunity for PhD students to train in areas of basic science that have direct relevance to the development of novel approaches to the prevention and treatment of infection. Students who are awarded a place on the programme begin their studies by undertaking a year-long MRes course, comprised of three different lab rotations and dedicated teaching sessions. This enables students to discover and experience different lab environments and science disciplines, preparing them for life as a PhD student in the final three years of the programme. Applications open Autumn 2018 and close late December 2018 Imperial College London
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