Life Sciences

Find PhD studentships and postgraduate funding in biology, biosciences, health sciences, medicine, and psychology
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Hope Against Cancer - PHD Studentship

Chronoradiotherapy: reducing radiotherapy side effects by using the body clock

Proposed start date January 2018

Project and application information

Available to UK/EU or International* applicants.

Funding provides stipend and UK/EU tuition fee wavier.

*International applicants must be able to pay the difference between UK/EU and International Tuition Fees if they wish to be considered.


29th September 2017

Cancer Studies

3 Year British Lung Foundation Mesothelioma PhD Studentship

Project: Targeting BAP1 mutated mesothelioma via synthetic lethal disruption of DNA double-strand repair

Supervisors: Professor Dean A Fennell and Professor Karen Brown

Project and application information (.pdf)

Informal enquiries: Dr Dean A. Fennell PhD FRCP ( or Dr Sara Busacca PhD ( ).

For application queries, please contact Amy King (

Available to UK/EU applicants only

The studentship provides £16,000 pa stipend, PhD fees at UK/EU rates for 3 years and a contribution to travel and consumables.



23rd October 2017

Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour

1 Year MPhil Studentship funded by Freemasons Grand Charity and Alumni Relations Fund.

Project: Eye movement behaviour of typically and atypically developing readers

Supervisor Prof Kevin Paterson in collaboration with Dr Sarah White and Prof Irene Gottlob

Studentship available to UK/EU applicants only.

Project and application details (.pdf)



14th July 2017

Various Postgraduate Scholarships

Gain a postgraduate scholarship in 2017 from and win your share of £12,000 on offer.

Open Until Filled

Masters Degree (MA, MSc, MBA, LLM, MRes) Funding

Scholarships and bursaries for Masters degree programmes are advertised as they become available.

Please see the main listing for current Masters degree funding opportunities.

Scholarships available for individual Masters Courses can be found on the Fees and Funding section of the relevant Masters Course page.

Discount Schemes

Other Funding Sources

Alternatively, why not combine your postgraduate course with your career and earn while you learn - see our part-time and distance learning degrees.

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