Applications for 2021 entry are now closed.

Applicants should have, or expect to achieve, a first or upper second-class degree in a relevant subject*. Candidates with a veterinary science first degree are eligible to apply. Please note that these are non-clinical studentships, but clinically-qualified candidates are eligible to apply. 

Applications should consist of 2 parts, preferably as a combined single PDF document: 

  • A full CV which should NOT include your name, gender or e-mail (for anonymised shortlisting), but must include your first degree (BSc, MSc, MBBS etc), degree class awarded or marks/grades to date, subject of first degree, place of study and university awarding the first degree, and the names, mailing addresses and email addresses of at least two academic referees.
  • A one-page statement indicating why you want to join this PhD programme. 

Transcripts of degrees are not required at this stage.

Informal enquiries can be directed to

*relevant subjects include all of those from the quantitative and life sciences – including biology, zoology, genetics, biochemistry, biomedical sciences, economics, mathematics, physics, statistics.