This studentship is open to science graduates (with, or who anticipate obtaining, at least a 2.1 or equivalent, in a relevant biological subject in their undergraduate degree, or a Master degree - subject to university regulations). Other first degrees, e.g. veterinary science, will be considered.
Students without English as a first language must provide evidence that they meet the English language requirement, e.g. with an IELTS score of 7.0 and no less than 6.5 in any of the subsections.
Eligible students will receive a minimum annual stipend of £15,009 and a small cost-of-living top-up; University registration fees will be paid.
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