Open to all UK/EU students without further restrictions
Full UK/EU tuition fees
Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum
Applicants should possess a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree, master's degree, or equivalent in a relevant subject.
Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to meet the minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS)
Degree in mathematics/statistics/computing or similar. Alternatively: degree in life sciences/medicine with substantial component and/or experience in quantitative methods/biostatistics.
In order to be considered you must submit a formal application via Cardiff University’s online application service. (To access the system click 'Apply Online' at the bottom of this advert)
There is a box at the top right of the page labelled ‘Apply’, please ensure you select the correct ‘Qualification’ (Doctor of Philosophy), the correct ‘Mode of Study’ (Full Time) and the correct ‘Start Date’ (October 2019). This will take you to the application portal.
Your application must include the following supporting documents in order to be eligible for shortlisting:
• A personal statement in support of your application telling us your reasons for wanting to study this specific PhD programme and why you think you're suitable. This combined should be no more than 3,000 characters (including spaces).
• Two referee letters of support. Important: Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications received we cannot request references, therefore it is the applicant’s responsibility to request and upload references to their application.
• A CV detailing education and relevant work experience.
• Academic certificates/transcripts.
• (For students whose first language is not English) Evidence of competence in both written and spoken English.