UCL @ the Crick



For students still completing their undergraduate degree courses, there are opportunities for Sandwich placements and for those considering continuing their studies further, there is the PhD Programme.

PhD students at the Crick will work in a stimulating, interactive and international scientific environment with cutting edge facilities, extensive seminar series and a strong collaborative, multidisciplinary culture. 


Opportunities for students

Crick PhD Programme

The Crick PhD Programme delivers high-quality scientific training and transferable skills development to outstanding, ambitious and creative students.

Doctoral Fellowships for Clinicians

Crick doctoral fellowships for clinicians provide the opportunity for clinicians to perform innovative biomedical discovery research for three years while following the Crick's clinical PhD programme. 

The Francis Crick Institute PhD for Clinicians (3 years) NOW OPEN. Application deadline: 15 November 2022. 

Applications are invited for our 2023 doctoral fellowships for clinicians. These fellowships provide an opportunity for talented clinicians passionate about research, with a strong academic track record, to perform biomedical discovery research while following our three-year clinical PhD programme. Our multidisciplinary research aims to understand why disease develops and to help improve disease diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

Fellows will be based at the Crick, with a Crick primary supervisor and a secondary supervisor from one of the Crick partner universities: Imperial College London, King’s College London and UCL. 

A variety of PhD projects are available, with funding from the Crick.

Application deadline: 15 November 2022

For information on positions, eligibility and how to apply, visit: crick.ac.uk/doctoral-clinical-fellows

Sandwich Student Programme

The Sandwich Student Programme is an opportunity for a motivated student to work in a real laboratory environment and to gain solid research experience that could point to a future career.