For UK students the research councils (BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC and MRC), the University, industry and various charities provide studentships covering tuition fees and subsistence. Research council studentships may be CASE awards, which are joint with an industrial partner. Other sources for Pharmacists include NIHR PhD fellowships.
Research council studentships may be taken up by EU citizens. Studentships from industry, charities and the University vary but will often cover tuition and subsistence. EU citizens may also apply for scholarships in advance through your current university EU office.
The University Graduate School operates two schemes of its own to help support current postgraduate research. The Graduate School Travel Prize and Universitas21 funding. The Graduate School also holds a list of other sources of funding. Studentship opportunities are also available.
As a student on this course, we do not anticipate any extra significant costs, alongside your tuition fees and living expenses. You should be able to access most of the books you’ll need through our libraries, though you may wish to purchase your own copies which you would need to factor into your budget.
We also offer an ipad for the year and have a supply of laptops which students can loan.
As an international student you will require tuition fees and you will also need to provide living costs. Please visit the following webpage to find out about the tuition fees.
Further information regarding funding opportunities can be obtained from the International Office.
The following websites may also be useful:
Some international organisations such as United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) or World Health Organization (WHO), operate their own schemes. Details are available through your own governments' education department or Ministry of Education.
Commonwealth scholarship and fellowship plan
Assists students from Commonwealth Countries for research postgraduate degrees. Nomination of candidates is by local committees in the Commonwealth country concerned. Final selection is made in the UK by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. Applicants should apply through the Commonwealth Scholarship Agency in the Commonwealth countries involved. Applicants should be resident in their own country at the time of application.
Please visit the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) website
to find out more about their awards.