The Strategic Academic Recruitment (StAR) International PhD programme aims to attract high-achieving international students to an efficient four-year structured PhD training programme at RCSI.
The programme aims to encourage scientists to develop innovative research projects in one of RCSI’s areas of research strength, including but not limited to:
This structured training programme will include compulsory core modules in ethics, science communication, biostatistics and intellectual property.
Core modules are complemented by many additional optional modules delivering skill sets including innovation and entrepreneurship, data management and programming.
The structured training is designed to suit bench scientists, informatics based research, clinical researchers, and population heath researchers.
The PhD programme is oriented towards high-achieving overseas international students with a strong profile and a background in biomedical research, clinical research, population health research, or health services research coming from primary degree courses focusing on: Cell and molecular biology; clinical and translational sciences; medical sciences (biochemistry, pharmacology, physiology, anatomy etc); bioengineering; pharmacy; physiotherapy; nursing and midwifery; medicinal chemistry; genetics and neurosciences; population health; social sciences; health services research; education in health sciences.
RCSI's Strategic Academic Recruitment (StAR) International PhD programme is now recruiting prestigious, fully funded PhD scholarships to start in October 2020. The programme is now open for application with a deadline of 2 December 2019.
To apply, you will need to select your top three preferred projects from the list of available projects.