The project is open to both UK and International students with their own funding/scholarship. Potential 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 £3000 per year.
A tuition fee bursary may be available for well qualified and motivated applicants with a First class degree.
Details of costs can be found on the University website: View Website
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