Eligibility and Funding

PhD Programme

This programme is aimed at graduates with a strong interest in multi-disciplinary research in neurodegeneration. Applications are invited from students whose first degree is in a biological, physical or chemical discipline. Three studentships are available for entry to year 2013/14.

Entry requirements

You should already have, or anticipate being awarded in 2013, a UK honours degree (minimum 2:1) or international equivalent, in the biological, chemical or physical sciences. The UCL English Language proficiency requirement must have already been met at the time of application. Further details can be found on the prospective student website.

Funding

Studentships for UK/EU citizens living in the UK are available. These cover tuition fees and pay a tax-free stipend, equivalent to Wellcome Trust funding rates. Generous allowances will also be made for research/travel expenses.

Applications from overseas students will be considered. The overseas fee rate for 2013/14 is £20,250 and increases each year. Funding equivalent to UK/EU fees plus the stipend will be paid. You must provide evidence that you are able to cover any additional living costs for the duration of the programme and UKBA visa requirements.

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Clinical Fellowships

This programme is aimed at clinicians with a strong interest in multi-disciplinary research. Applications are encouraged from individuals who wish to undertake substantial training through high-quality research within UCL towards a PhD qualification. Three fellowships are available for entry to year 2013/14.

Entry requirements

Fellows will need to be MRCP registered (or equivalent) and have a long term career aim to pursue research in neurodegeneration.

Funding

Fellows will receive salaries on the UCL Grade CL7 (£33,798 - £42,106 pa including London Allowance). Your fees will also be paid. The appointments are superannuable under the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) or, subject to eligibility requirements, the National Health Service Pension Scheme (NHSPS).

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