Integrated PhD in Life Sciences Doctoral Training Programme (iDTP)

University of Birmingham

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The Integrated PhD Life Sciences Doctoral Training Programme (iDTP) is a specialist four-year programme for international students. This unique programme has been created to train the next generation of leading international scientists and clinicians in all aspects of human life science.The iDTP combines PhD research with a programme of structured research, professional and subject-specific training, which allows you to choose a life sciences subject that suits your research and professional ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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64th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
13th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
21st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-21
Full Time
4 years

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, March 2021

Tuition fees

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More info: Students need to pay 2020 entry Year 1 Tuition fee: £19,320; bench fee: £7500. Students need to pay Year 2 to 4 Band 1 (100% desk-based) : £17,580 (Minimum); Desk-based PhD Bench fees Up to £10,000; Band 2 (laboratory and desk): £19,320 (Minimum); Laboratory-based PhD Bench fee: Up to £15,000; Desk-based PhD Bench fees: Up to £15,000. Band 3 (100% laboratory based): £22,500 (Minimum); Laboratory-based PhD Bench fees: Up to £20,000. There may be slight increase in 21/22 entry..

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Latest Life Sciences reviews

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20 Feb 20

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I've had a great time at Birmingham, mainly down to the people. The admin parts are sometimes too...
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21 Jan 20

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Love it very happy with where I’ve applied extra curriculum and the corse. Have made lots of friends and am very happy...

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How Life Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 109 reviews

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3 star 13%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,437 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 56%
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CompUniGuide ranking
13th
Student rating
Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to study somewhere with a strong research culture, that delivers on your expectations. The opportunities, facilities and academics at Birmingham will help you to achieve your ambitions, whether they are research-led with a desire for discovery, or to boost your skills to advance your career.

Where you'll study

University of Birmingham

Edgbaston Birmingham
B15 2TT United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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