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PhD (Via Phil) Studentship for International Students at University of Central Lancashire, UK

In collaboration with Kansas University Medical Center, East Lancashire NHS Trust and Brain Tumour North West are offering a full-time PhD (via MPhil) studentship in the Centre of Brain and Behaviour & Drug Design and Development at the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences.

The studentship is tenable for up to 3 years available for the high-calibre EU and international applicants to pursue the PhD degree program at the university for the session in the UK.

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The University of Central Lancashire was founded in 1828 and granted its university status in 1992. It is a public university ranked 19th in the UK in terms of student numbers.

Why at the University of Central Lancashire? The university supports students and provides additional guidance, both academically and administratively students to ensure the successful completion of their chosen degree. This allows students to hold full-time jobs while completing their degrees.

Application Deadline: February 7, 2020

Brief Description

  • University: University of Central Lancashire
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Up to £6000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards:
  • Nationality: EU and International applicants
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: EU and International applicants are eligible to apply for this grant
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The PhD scholarship will be awarded in any subject offered by the university
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the candidates should have (or expect to have been formally awarded) by the start date a UK Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent qualification) at 2:1 level or above in biochemistry, pharmacology, biomedical science, genetics or similar subject.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply for the grant, students have to take admission in doctoral degree coursework at the university. Thereafter, they should download the application form and fill it.
  • Supporting Documents: To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the previous transcripts at the university.
  • Admission Requirements: For admission, applicants must have a master’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Language Requirement: EU and International applicants require an English Language level of UKVI IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score less than 6.0 (or acceptable UCLan equivalent qualification).


The studentship will cover bench fees of £3000 per year for years 1 and 2, and £6000 for year 3 paid by UCLan/University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC), and one economy class return flight to KUMC in year 3.

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