How To Apply

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR OCTOBER 2022 ENTRY

Application closing date: 1st June 2022

Prior to submitting an application, please ensure you have read all the sections below. 

Glasgow registered projects are detailed here.

All applications should be made via the University of Glasgow admission portal. The link in order for you to submit an application is available here: https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/applyonline/?CAREER=PGR&PLAN_CODES=ZY37-7316

 

 

Recruitment

Glasgow based projects has an intake of 4 fully-funded studentships per year. For full eligibility details, please view information available below. 

Funding

The studentship provides funding for tuition fees, a stipend and laboratory expenses for Home applicants only. 

The MVLS DTP grant provides tuition fees and stipend of at least £16,062 (UKRI rate 2022/23).

To be classed as a home student, candidates must meet the following criteria:

• Be a UK National (meeting residency requirements), or

• Have settled status, or

• Have pre-settled status (meeting residency requirements), or

• Have indefinite leave to remain or enter

All successful candidates will receive full tuition and stipend support.

 

Eligibility

Qualifications criteria
Applicants must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a first or upper second class UK honours degree, or the international equivalent, in an appropriate area of science.

The studentship provides funding for tuition fees, a stipend and laboratory expenses for Home (UK) applicants only.

The MVLS grant provides tuition fees and stipend of at least £16,062 (UKRI rate 2021/22).

To be classed as a home student, candidates must meet the following criteria:

• Be a UK National (meeting residency requirements), or

• Have settled status, or

• Have pre-settled status (meeting residency requirements), or

• Have indefinite leave to remain or enter

All successful candidates will receive full tuition and stipend support.

Supporting documents

Recruitment Information Form

We require that all candidates complete and submit a Recruitment Information Form (to be downloaded below). This form will be used by the recruitment panel to shortlist applicants – PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS FORM WILL BE USED TO SHORTLIST CANDIDATES FOR INTERVIEW. This form should be completed and uploaded with other supporting documents. 

In order to reduce the impact of unconscious bias on recruitment, we ask that in this form you only provide the information requested. Information that is not relevant at this stage of assessment, including your name, gender, ethnicity and nationality, and the names of the Institutions where you trained, should not be included in this form. You will be asked to provide this information when you upload your application – please note that it will be held separately and will be used only for administrative purposes.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD: MVLS DTP Recruitment Information Form MVLS DTP FORM 2022

Additionally, please ensure the following supporting documents are uploaded at the point of application.

  • CV/Resume
  • Degree certificate (if you have graduated prior to 1 July 2022)
  • Academic transcript
  • Passport (a scan of the photo page)
  • Details of referee 1 (should be from an academic who has a knowledge of your academic ability from your most recent study/programme)
  • Details of referee 2 (should be from an academic who has a knowledge of your academic ability)

English language proficiency
All non-UK candidates whose first language is not English must provide a certificate of proficiency in the English Language before they are able to matriculate at the University of Glasgow: https://www.gla.ac.uk/international/englishlanguage/requirements/ (details in the section: College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences). Note: it is only necessary to provide evidence of English language proficiency if you are offered a place on the Programme, in order to meet University of Glasgow matriculation requirements. Evidence of English language proficiency is not required at the point of application.

 

 

Apply Here

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR OCTOBER 2022 ENTRY

Application closing date: 1st June 2022

Glasgow registered projects are detailed here.

All applications should be made via the University of Glasgow admission portal. The link in order for you to submit an application is available here: https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/applyonline/?CAREER=PGR&PLAN_CODES=ZY37-7316 

Note: you are not required to upload a research proposal for this programme, despite the online application requesting you to upload a copy as a supporting document.

Step 11 within the online application process, you are asked to detail supervisor/project title information. You cannot detail this information because you are applying to the programme and not for a specific project at this stage. However, within the research title text box area, please highlight which theme (see themes below) you are interested in and project/supervisor information (if known). Alternatively, add the following text: 'MVLS DTP' to all these sections. There is no requirement to upload a research proposal.  

  • Basic Bioscience Underpinning Health 
  • Food Security
  • World Class Underpinning Bioscience 

 

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please direct them to: mvls-studentship@glasgow.ac.uk