2023 Universities of Edinburgh MRC Doctoral Training Program (DTP) in Precision Medicine
The Universities of Edinburgh MRC Doctoral Training Programme (DTP) in Precision Medicine is accepting applications currently for Doctoral Training Programme from interested and qualified PHD students.
The Universities of Edinburgh MRC Doctoral Training Programme (DTP) in Precision Medicine is a fully funded program which the successful candidates gains, Payment of annual tuition fees, Stipend for each of the 4 years of the PhD (based on UKRI minimum doctoral rate), Research Training Support Grant of 5K per annum and Annual Travel Grant of £300 and tends to study in an outstanding institutions with integrated study funded by the Medical Research Council, University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow.
This Doctoral Training Programme focuses majorly on training PhD students both in quantitative skills (mathematics, statistics, computation, and digital excellence) identified as key by the MRC (Medical Research Council) skills priorities, and in their application to a variety of data sources (from wet bench ‘omics’ to health records), meaning that students acquire interdisciplinary training in the skills required to deliver the vision of precision medicine.
Precision medicine is an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person.” This particular approach allows doctors and researchers to predict more accurately which treatment and prevention strategies for a particular disease will work in which groups of people.
DTP provides PhD students with integrated study – training in Precision Medicine towards becoming a T-shaped researcher (broad in outlook while studying in depth),
Cutting-edge learning in both medicine and computation and Vast data assets emerging from the infrastructure and facilities within the world-leading training environments provided by the three partners, Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Karolinska.
University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583 as “the Town’s College” under Presbyterian auspices by the Edinburgh town council under a charter granted in 1582 by King James VI, who later became King James I of England.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Universities of Edinburgh, UK
Host Institution(s): Universities of Edinburgh, UK
Scholarship Worth: Fully-funded
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: International Students
Requirements and eligibility criteria for MRC Doctoral Training Program (DTP) in Precision Medicine 2023:
To be among the selected candidate for Universities of Edinburgh MRC Doctoral Training Program (DTP) in Precision Medicine 2023, you are required to meet the following conditions:
- Applicants must be international students
- A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent.
- Entry requirements by country
- English language requirements
- You must demonstrate a level of English language competency at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies, regardless of your nationality or country of residence.
English language tests
We accept the following English language qualifications at the grades specified:
- IELTS Academic: total 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component.
- TOEFL-iBT (including Home Edition): total 92 with at least 20 in each component.
- We do not accept TOEFL My Best Score to meet our English language requirements.
- C1 Advanced (CAE) / C2 Proficiency (CPE): total 176 with at least 169 in each component.
- Trinity ISE: ISE II with distinctions in all four components.
- PTE Academic: total 62 with at least 59 in each component.
Application Procedure for 2023/2024 MRC Doctoral Training Program (DTP) in Precision Medicine (How to apply);
To be one of the selected students for Universities of Edinburgh MRC Doctoral Training Program (DTP) in Precision Medicine 2023, the following steps must be achieved:
- Before making an application, please contact the primary supervisor to discuss the project.
- Applications for all projects must be submitted via the University of Edinburgh’s Degree Finder.
- For those applying to a University of Glasgow project, following the application deadline, your application along with any supporting documents will be shared with University of Glasgow.
- A CV is required and you should upload this to the document upload section of your application.
- Applicants must apply to a specific project. Please ensure that you include details of the project that you are applying to under the Programme section of your application.
- The project title should be included in both the Research Topic and Research Project fields
- All Supervisors as listed in the advertisement should be included in the proposed supervisor field
- You can apply for a maximum of 3 projects. Please submit a separate application for each project. The application form will ask you to rank the projects, however, we require a separate application for each project you would like to apply for.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
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