CRICK Institute UK PhD Admissions 2019 in Biological/Biomedical Sciences for International Students

Talented and motivated graduates are encouraged to submit applications for the following PhD Programmes starting in September 2019.
Graduates with backgrounds in:
  • biological or biomedical sciences
  • physics
  • engineering
  • chemistry
  • mathematics
  • or computer science
Are invited to apply to join the Crick PhD Programme. Please see the information contained on this webpage for full details about the application and interview process for the Crick PhD Programme.
Science graduates with an interest in cancer biotherapeutics are invited to apply to join the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) City of London (CoL) Centre PhD Programme. For full information about the application and interview process for the CRUK CoL programme, please go to the CRUK CoL Centre webpages.
Candidates may apply to only one of these programmes, or to both. 

What we offer 

The Crick PhD studentship includes
  • A place on the 4-year Crick PhD Programme
  • £22,000 tax-free student stipend (living allowance) per year for 4 years
  • 4-years’ tuition fees 

Eligibility & academic entry criteria

Candidates of all nationalities can apply for the Crick PhD programme and studentship.
The standard Crick PhD programme and studentship academic eligibility criteria are:
  • A first/upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent from a non-UK university) in a relevant subject.
  • Appropriate research experience as part of, or outside of, an undergraduate or masters degree course in a relevant subject.
  • Appropriate English language skills.

English skills

You do not need to submit information relating to English language skills during the application process. If you are offered a studentship we will provide you with information on our English language requirements. You will need to prove you meet the requirements as early as possible and by no later than the end of May 2019.
A small number of individual PhD positions have restricted eligibility because of specific criteria associated with the funding for that position. If any additional eligibility criteria apply to a particular position, this is noted at the top of the individual PhD position page. 


Before beginning an application, you should:
  1. Read the information on this page and the how to apply instructions in full
  2. Find out about the group leaders recruiting PhD students to start in September 2019 and view their recorded talks
  3. Find out about the group leaders' labs (find a link to each lab on the position page)
When applying, you must:
  1. Complete all required sections of the application form in full
  2. Submit your application through our academic recruitment system.

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