Kidney Research PhD Studentship in UK

Posted: May 4, 2017 in Apr-Jun Deadline, Europe, PhD, Researcher, UK
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Newcastle University is pleased to offer Kidney Research UK PhD Studentship for UK/EU and international applicants. The successful applicant will work on the research entitle ‘Immuno-nephrology: Investigating the trigger events in atypical haemolytic ureamic syndrome using comparative models’ under the supervision of Dr Kevin J Marchbank and Professor David Kavanagh.

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Applicants have been assessed as international/overseas for fees purposes, and are wholly or partially self-financing. Applicants need a good level of English language to study at Newcastle University. They’ll need to provide a recognised English language test or qualification unless you’re exempt. This is usually a test score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, but requirements can vary between IELTS 6.0 to 8.0. All students need at least 5.5 in each sub-skill, or equivalent.

Course Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in Immuno-nephrology: Investigating the trigger events in atypical haemolytic ureamic syndrome using comparative models.

Scholarship Award: 100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,057 (full award). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

Number of Scholarships: One studentship is available.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • You must have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1 in a Biological Sciences (Immunology and Biochemistry). Knowledge of comparative modelling and Immunology would be helpful for progression in the project.
  • This award is available to UK/EU and international applicants. If English is not your first language, you must have IELTS 7 with at least 6.5 in the written component, or equivalent.

Nationality: UK/EU and International students are eligible to apply for this studentship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1 in a Biological Sciences (Immunology and Biochemistry).

English language Requirements:  If English is not your first language, you must have IELTS 7 with at least 6.5 in the written component, or equivalent.

How to Apply: You must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application system. To do this please ‘Create a new account’.

Only mandatory fields need to be completed. However, you will need to include the following information:

  • insert the programme code 8300F in the programme of study section
  • select ‘PhD in the Faculty of Medical Sciences – cellular medicine ‘as the programme of study
  • insert the studentship codeCL096 in the studentship/partnership reference field
  • Attach a covering letter and CV. The covering letter must state the title of the studentship, quote the studentship reference code CL096 and state how your interests and experience relate to the project
  • Attach degree transcripts and certificates and, if English is not your first language, a copy of your English language qualifications.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Studentship application deadline is June 5, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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