Applications may be made to join the Physical Sciences for Health programme via the online application service of the University. All submissions are administered with the support of the Admissions office and therefore candidates are invited to send any correspondence either directly to the Research and Training Centre in Physical Sciences for Health or via the Admissions team.
The Research and Training Centre in Physical Sciences for Health will be happy to receive application correspondence addressed directly to:
Research and Training Centre in Physical Sciences for Health
School of Chemistry
University of Birmingham
Recruitment to specific PhD projects
The majority of places are available for students who wish to join the CDT and select their PhD project at the end of year 1, as detailed in the course structure and content page, however we also recruit some students to undertake specific projects. Where we are recruiting for specific projects they will be listed here.
Projects we are currently recruiting for:
All applications must be supported by the following documents, although these may be uploaded or sent separately from the main application form:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of motivation to join the Physical Sciences for Health course, personal statement or covering letter
- Two academic references (completed reference request form to be sent directly by referees)
- Certified degree transcript(s):
EU and international applicants - if you are currently studying outside the UK or have obtained your qualification(s) outside the UK
UK applicants - if you are currently studying in the UK or have obtained your qualification(s) in the UK and your university provides transcripts
- (International applicants and candidates for whom English is not a first language) Qualifications to show competency in the English language
Applications are processed as received throughout the year, and applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. Telephone interviews may be arranged for overseas candidates.