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International PhD Studentship in Modelling Swimming Microbes, UK

The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics is looking for outstanding candidates to apply for the International PhD Studentships Modelling Swimming Microbes at the University of Newcastle.

The educational programme is available for highly motivated domestic and international students to apply for this PhD degree at the university. The bursary is offered for the academic session 2022/2023.

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Excellent opportunity for overseas students to get 100% tuition fees at the Home/UK rate and a tax-free stipend of £15,609 per year.

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Established in 1965, the University of Newcastle is an Australian public university and a world leader in the area of equity and excellence. The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics work with schools and businesses across the UK to provide specialist support, services, and resources. The school aims to provide an outstanding educational experience to the students.

Why study at the University of Newcastle? Students at this university will strengthen their fundamental values while also gaining valuable qualifications and experience for their future careers. Newcastle also provides the best job opportunities by focusing on creativity and impact, as well as creating a better future.

Application Deadline: This grant application will be accepted only through 4 March 2022.

 Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Newcastle
  • Department: School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Awards: Full tuition-fees
  • Number of Awards: One
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and international students
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree programme in Modelling swimming microbes for the environment and green biotechnologies.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Applicants should have or expect a first-class or high 2:1 honours degree in Mathematics, Physics or another relevant discipline. A master’s qualification in a relevant subject area will be highly advantageous.
  • The studentship covers fees at the Home/UK rate. However, international/EU applicants will also be considered and if funding is available may have the difference between Home and International fees covered.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: If you want to apply for the opportunity, you must take admission to a PhD degree programme at the University of Newcastle. After that, applicants must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application system.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit the following documents: email expressing their interest scanned copies of their academic transcripts, CV, a brief statement of their research interests, and a proposal that specifically links them to the research project.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, students must have to check the entry requirements of their chosen program.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each subsection. International applicants may require an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate before obtaining their visa and to study on this programme.


The University of Newcastle will provide 100% tuition fees at the Home/UK rate and a tax-free stipend of £15,609 per year. Depending on available funding, international/EU fees applicants may also be covered. A desktop computer and a £1500 travel allowance will also be provided.

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