This PhD studentship is funded by the Faculty of Science for 3 years. Funding is available to UK/EU applicants and comprises home/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £15,009. Overseas applicants may apply but they are required to fund the difference between home/EU and overseas tuition fees (which for 2019-20 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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