Aston University Postgraduate Research Scholarships for International Students

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Course(s) Offered: Sciences (Life, Health)
Course Level: Graduate (PhD, PD, MD)
Provider: Aston University
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
Aston University offers an extensive range of exciting research opportunities through PhD Programmes in Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences and Neurosciences within its School of Life and Health Sciences (LHS), for which there may be a number of studentships for students to apply to.

If you would like to apply for one of these postgraduate research opportunities (a PhD, PD, MD opportunity) within Aston University School of LHS, then you must fulfil all entry requirements. You are also invited to apply for any available studentships available as at the time of your application.

Applications are invited for these PG research opportunities and available research studentships to be undertaken in LHS at Aston University. The LHS is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to pursue cutting-edge research.

If you would like to apply for a PhD/PD/MD opportunity within the School of Life & Health Sciences (LHS) :
  • You should have been awarded the UK equivalent of either a 1st or a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject; or
  • have an MSc and/or similar award or experience deemed to provide evidence of research potential
Non-native speakers of English are normally also required to satisfy minimum English language requirements. Aston University School's requirements are:
  • IELTS: Minimum Overall Score of: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each section); or
  • TOEFL (Internet-based Only): Minimum Overall Score of 93 (minimum in Reading: 18, Writing: 23, Listening: 19 and Speaking: 19); or
  • PEARSON: Minimum Overall Score of: 63  (minimum of 57  in each section).
Selection Criteria:
Studentships will be awarded competitively on merit.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries

Participating Institutions
School of Life and Health Sciences (LHS), Aston University, United Kingdom.

Fields of study
Postgraduate research and PhD programs in Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences and Neurosciences. LSH offers Professional Doctorate Programmes in Optometry, Pharmacy and Medicine (DOptom/PharmD/ MD)

Aston University focuses on high quality, exploitable research that has the potential to impact the world around us.

Number of awards
A total of Twelve (12) scholarships are available. Six (6) have been reserved for Indian students only.

Sponsorship duration
Scholarships are for 3 years, subject to a satisfactory progress review at the end of the first year, and are available for July 2013 or October 2013 Registration.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships will cover payment of £7,000 per year towards tuition fees [International fees: approx. £14,200 per year].

Method of Application
To apply, the school recommends that applicants to the School of Life & Health Sciences’ postgraduate research degree programmes first check the list of research projects currently available on their Research Opportunities page or by visiting the Biomedical Sciences, Neurosciences or Health Sciences area pages prior to completing an application form.

You may then complete the online application form on the 'HOW TO APPLY' page of the school's official website (link to it is below).

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information and also to commence your applications.

The applications deadlines are 13th May 2013 for July 2013 entry and 8th July 2013 for October 2013 entry.

Aston University is a public research university situated at Gosta Green, in the city centre of Birmingham, England. Aston began as the Birmingham Municipal Technical School in 1895, evolving into the UK’s first College of Advanced Technology in 1956. Aston University received its royal charter from Queen Elizabeth II on 22 April 1966.

Application Deadline: 13 May / 8 July 2013
Open to International students: Yes

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