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UCL BHF Cardiovascular Biomedicine 4-year PhD Studentships for International Students in UK, 2019

Applications are invited for BHF Cardiovascular Biomedicine 4-year PhD Studentships or the September 2019 intake at The UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science. UK/EU and Non UK/EU students are eligible to apply.

The UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science is a world-leading research institute into the leading causes of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the world. We pursue a multidisciplinary approach to elucidating the causes and treatment of cardiovascular disease and training the next generation of cardiovascular researchers is a high priority for us.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: December 12, 2018
  • Course Level: Studentships are available to pursue PhD programs.
  • Study Subject: The programme is themed around 4 key cardiovascular research strengths at UCL:
  1. Fundamental Biology and Discovery Science
  2. Therapeutic and Diagnostic Innovation
  3. Populations Science and Experimental Medicine
  4. Data Science and Health Informatics
  • Scholarship Award: This programme is funded by the British Heart Foundation.  Studentships cover tuition fees (UK/EU rate set by UCL), a stipend (estimated £22,278 in year 1), a consumables allowance and a travel fund.

Tuition fees are covered at the home UK/EU rate set by UCL (£5,502 for 2019/20). Non UK/EU applicants must show evidence of their ability to cover the difference between home fees (£5,502 for 2019/20) and overseas fees (£24,717 for 2019/20) for the duration of study, and will also need to satisfy UKBA visa requirements.

  • Nationality: UK/EU and Non UK/EU students are eligible to apply.
  • Number of Scholarships: Four studentships are awarded annually by the British Heart Foundation.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: UK/EU and Non UK/EU students are eligible to apply.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicant entry requirement: a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject (or overseas equivalent), or a recognised taught Master’s degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: The relevant documents for a complete application:

  • Application Form (download here)
  • Reference Form (download here)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Degree Transcripts (scanned copies of originals)

Please complete the application form and submit this with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a copy of any degree transcripts by the deadline of 5 pm Wednesday 12 December 2018.

You should request an independent reference from two academic referees. Send a reference form to them, to complete and submit by 5 pm Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Please send all relevant documents via email to bhf4yr-at-ucl.ac.uk

Use ‘UCL BHF 4-year PhD application: [YOUR NAME]’ in the subject field.

Should you be unable to submit your application documents electronically, please send them to the postal address noted in the application form.

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