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Apply for a PhD

Apply for a PhD

 

General information

We are currently looking to recruit able and enthusiastic PhD students to work on projects within all of our areas of research.

In particular we are recruiting for the:

The ONBI is a multi-centre, multi-disciplinary research training programme in medical imaging, covering length scales from microscopy to whole body human imaging. You would be registered for your PhD at Nottingham, but part of your first year would be spent at the University of Oxford.

 

How to apply

The application process depends on your primary discipline and preferred School. We welcome informal discussions and visits at any time; contact the relevant person named below in the first instance.

Psychology

The deadline for applications for entry in October 2017 was 12 December 2016.

Further details can be found on the School of Psychology pages.

Physics

Paul Glover

Applications

We review applications four times a year:

  • 18 November
  • 20 January - latest date for consideration for EU and Overseas Scholarships
  • 11 March
  • 30 June is the closing date for entry in October.

After the deadline you will be given a provisional offer, your application will be held over until the next deadline or a place will be declined.

If you wish to apply for entry in October 2018 please apply after 1 October 2017.

Entry requirements

We offer PhDs in Physics to students who have graduated with an excellent first degree in the physical sciences, engineering, computer science, applied maths & statistics, or allied disciplines.

A masters qualification is desirable but not essential.

Medicine

Stam Sotiropoulos

Applications 

We review applications four times a year:

  • 18 November
  • 20 January - latest date for consideration for EU and Overseas Scholarships
  • 11 March
  • 30 June is the closing date for entry in October.

After the deadline you will be given a provisional offer, your application will be held over until the next deadline or a place will be declined.

If you wish to apply for entry in October 2018 please apply after 1 October 2017.

Entry requirements:

We offer postgraduate research opportunities (PhD, DM, DClinPsy, DForenSci, Mphil and MRes) to students who have graduated in a variety of undergraduate subjects, such as medicine, neuroscience, computer science/engineering, applied maths & statistics.

A masters qualification is desirable but not essential.

 

Taught material

Apart from following a program of research, as a PhD student you will also be offered formal teaching in

  • discipline-dependent topics probably from the host school
  • medical imaging from the SPMIC
  • general topics from the Graduate School.  
  • workshops and external courses where appropriate.  

 

PhD Students NewPhD students participating in a teaching journal club

 

You will be expected to complete reports, assignments and deliver seminars. It is likely that you would attend a major international conference and these often include additional educational lectures for students.

If English is not your native language then you will have to meet the School and University requirements.

Funding

Our postgraduate students can be funded from a variety of sources including UK research council grants and funds from the schools or University. We also have some studentships funded by Haydn Green Foundation.

These schemes may have their own eligibility criteria, application procedures or educational requirements but applicants will always need to satisfy the University of Nottingham eligibility criteria.

European Union students and Overseas Students may apply for University Scholarships but you will need an offer of a place first. There are only a few places and they are highly competitive. The deadlines for such scholarships are quite early in the new year. Further information can be obtained from the International Office.

General information and links to follow regarding fees, funding and procedure is available on the postgraduate application page.