Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Doctoral Training Programme

How to apply to the DTP

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Before applying


Know your funding

The stipend for 2017/18 is £14510 (estimated by RCUK).



Download application documents

Application form (word doc)

Step by step guide on how to apply (pdf)

Reference form (word doc)

Guidance for referees (pdf)

English Language Requirements (pdf)

Eligibility criteria (pdf)

Additional information

Apply now for October 2017 intake.

Places still available in  Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (IBB).

Why should I apply?

Our PhD programme provides excellent postgraduate training, addressing the need for trained scientists in strategically important research areas and skills.

This is a readvertisement and previous applicants need not apply.

The areas of research:

There are three research project themes addressing the strategic research priorities of the BBSRC:

We are currently only recruiting to  Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy!

Applicants may only apply to the DTP once in the academic year.



Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Doctoral Training Programme

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Tel: +44 (0) 115 8466946