The project is open applicants of any nationality. It is UNFUNDED and applicants are encouraged to contact the Principal Supervisor directly to discuss their application and the project.
Assistance will be given to those who are applying to international funding schemes.
The successful applicant will be expected to provide the funding for tuition fees and living expenses as well as research costs of £4000 per year.
A fee bursary may be available for well qualified and motivated applicants.
Details of costs can be found on the University website:
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