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Wellcome Trust 4-year PhD Interdisciplinary Programme

in Structural, Computational and Chemical Biology

at UCL | Birkbeck | Francis Crick Institute



How to apply: additional ISMB funded studentships on the Wellcome Trust 4 Year Interdisciplinary PhD programme


Before applying, please make sure you are eligible by checking the details of eligibility to join the Wellcome Trust PhD programme.


All applicants will need to submit:

  • An online UCL Graduate Student application form

  • A single file containing your current CV and a supporting statement.

The UCL Graduate Student application form

It is important that you read the UCL guidance notes carefully before starting your online application.

Once you have read the guidance and apply online checklist, click 'Accept and apply' and navigate to the relevant application form by the following steps:

  • On the 'Search and apply' page, populate the fields as follows.
    Select department: ‘Division of Biosciences’
    Programme Type: ‘Postgraduate Research’
    Full time, part time, etc : ‘Full-time’
    Start year: ‘2018/2019’

  • From the list of courses, find the programme code and title: RRDSCCS4YR01, 'Research Degree: Structural, Computational and Chemical Biology (4 years)'.
    Click 'Apply now' next to the course listing to complete the application form for the programme.

If you experience problems with the online application system, or if you wish to make amendments once you have submitted the form, please contact the UCL Admissions Office in the first instance.

telephone: +44 (0)20 7679 7742 / +44 (0)20 7679 7381

Your CV and supporting statement

You must submit a single .pdf or MS Word file containing a current CV and a one page supporting statement explaining why you wish to follow this PhD programme.

Important: Please attach this file to your online application form and also send it by email to

Providing references

You will need to provide details of your referees as part of the online application. The UCL application system will contact your referees automatically using the email addresses you provide.

Important: your application will not be processed until both your referees have submitted their references. You will receive an email after each reference has been completed.

Deadline for applications

The deadline for completed applications is midnight on Sunday 8 April 2018.



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