PhD Scholarships at Brighton and Sussex Medical School 2022

  • Full tuition fee
  • Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • PhD
  • Medical Sciences
  • Domestic Students
  • UK
  • 03/14/2022
Expired in
03/14/2022
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Scholarship Description:

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and is the single most common cause of disability in older adults. Age is a major risk factor for OA because of cumulative exposure to risk factors and age-related changes in joint structures.

There are currently no treatments for OA; thus, there is an urgent need for new therapies to slow progression of disease and improve patient outcomes. The aim of this project is to develop a new therapeutic strategy for OA using our novel drug-delivery system to target proteins to joints affected by OA to regulate bone and cartilage homeostasis. 

Degree Level:

PhD Scholarships at Brighton and Sussex Medical School 2022 is available to undertake PhD level programs at Brighton and Sussex Medical School.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Medical Sciences

Scholarship Benefits:

This studentship is funded by the University of Brighton. For UK students the studentship consists of full UK tuition fees as well as a Doctoral Stipend for three years at the UKRI rate together with a research training support grant of £1500 p.a.

Eligible Nationalities:

UK

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants should have (or expect to achieve) a minimum of a First class honours undergraduate degree (or non-UK equivalent) in biochemistry or biomedical science. Applicants with a minimum of a 2:1 may be considered provided they have a Distinction at Master's level. 

Applicants are also required to submit a response to the project call of up to 500 words

Eligibility criteria 

Due to the post’s funding it is only open to home applicants as defined by the  Fees Regulations.   

English language entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must have successfully completed a Secure English language Test (SELT) in the last two years. Applicants who have obtained or are studying for a UK degree may apply without a SELT. However, the university may request a SELT is taken as part of any award made.  

English language IELTS requirements are minimum of 7.0 overall, 7 for writing and none below 6.5

We accept a number of English language qualification including IELTS. Please contact us if you have any queries arising from this. Further details can be found here: 

Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Application Procedure:

 the application is complete once you have uploaded all of the following:  

  • Your 500-word research statement and response to the project.  
  • Copies of your bachelors and master certificates, including transcripts.  
  • Copy of your IELTS (or equivalent) certificate (if applicable).  
  • Copy of your passport.  
  • Two references uploaded or requested - one must be an academic reference from your most recent period of study. Both must have been written within the last year. 

Read our research proposal guide

To submit your application please follow these steps:  

  1. Click the 'apply online now' button, on the right.  
  2. Select 'register and start a new application', to create your user account.  
  3. Once you are logged in, select 'apply to a new course'.  
  4. Select the type of course 'research degree'.  
  5. Select mode of study 'full-time'.  
  6. Select 'Doctoral College'.  
  7. Select ‘New treatment for osteoarthritis’
  8. Click 'apply'.  

You will now be able to complete the online application form. 

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