This PhD studentship is jointly funded for three and a half years by Faculty of Science and Cefas. Funding comprises home/EU tuition fees, an annual stipend of £15,009 and £1000 per annum to support research training. Overseas applicants may apply but are required to fund the difference between home/EU and overseas tuition fees (which for 2020-21 are detailed on the University’s fees pages at View Website . Please note tuition fees are subject to an annual increase).
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