PhD opportunities within the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College LondonThe Faculty of Medicine provides an ideal environment to undertake research. We welcome research degree applications from around the world, provided that they meet Imperial College’s eligibility criteria. Our supervisors are outstanding scientists and leaders in their field, and several have recently been commended with a Rector's Award for their teaching and research supervision.



TitleDescriptionApplication deadlineOverseeing body
MRC PhD Studentships Applications are invited from outstanding candidates looking to pursue a PhD in the area of Digital Technologies and Informatics for Health.  Further information and example projects are available on the studentships website. Applications now closed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership
President's PhD Scholarships If you are an undergraduate or Master's student and have a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world-class research institution, you could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London. Applications closed for 2017/18 Imperial College London
MRC DTP Studentships MRC Research Studentships enable graduates with excellent honours degrees to undertake a training programme that includes a research project plus training in research methods and transferable key skills, leading to the submission of a doctoral thesis and the award of a PhD. Applications opening Autumn 2017 Imperial College London
BHF Centre of Research Excellence Studentships These studentships are jointly funded by the Institute of Chemical Biology Centre for Doctoral Training (ICB CDT) and the British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence. Applications open, no set deadline National Heart and Lung Institute
MRC-Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma PhD Studentships The MRC-Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma is a partnership between the Medical Research Council, Asthma UK, Imperial College London, King’s College London and partner NHS Trusts to advance our understanding of the pathogenesis of asthma. This provides an outstanding opportunity for high-calibre PhD students to train in areas of basic and clinical science that have direct relevance to the development of novel approaches for the prevention and treatment of asthma. Applications now closed National Heart and Lung Institute
Translational Medicine Training Fellowship Programme The Translational Medicine Training (TMT) Fellowship Programme at Imperial College, funded by the Wellcome Trust and GlaxoSmithKline, is designed to train the next generation of clinical scientists in Experimental Medicine. A central theme is the development and application of new tools of clinical investigation to test hypotheses about human pathophysiology and evaluate new treatments in vivo. Applications opening Autumn 2017 Department of Medicine
Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD programme The Imperial Immunity, Inflammation, Infection and Informatics (4i) Clinician Scientist Programme focuses on the academic strengths of the College that are relevant to major health problems. The programme is designed to attract and cultivate the most promising clinical academic researchers and will enable us to build an innovative, interdisciplinary cohort of clinician scientists equipped with the expertise to address key global health challenges. Applications open from 31 October to 10 December 2017 (midnight) Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO)
Imperial College Clinician-Investigator Scholarship The Imperial College Clinician-Investigator Scholarship programme (ICCIS) has been established to support doctors demonstrating exceptional clinical academic merit and/or potential and who wish to undertake rigorous research training within the Faculty of Medicine and working in partnership with its NHS partners in the Imperial College AHSC to access to a broad range of clinical specialties and in basic and clinical research settings. Applications open from 31 October to 10 December 2017 (midnight) Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO)
Lee Family- Faculty of Medicine Scholarships This new opportunity will be for talented medical graduates to take part in an outstanding clinical academic training programme at Imperial College London.  The endowed fellowship offers one full PhD fellowship every two years. Imperial’s prestigious clinical-academic programme provides opportunities for doctors to do a three-year PhD through which they gain valuable research experience that can be linked to their clinical discipline. Applications open from 31 October to 10 December 2017 (midnight) Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO)
Wellcome Trust 4-Year PhD Training Programme in the Molecular & Cellular Basis of Infection This fully funded Wellcome Trust programme provides an outstanding opportunity for PhD students to train in areas of basic science that have direct relevance to the development of novel approaches to the prevention and treatment of infection.Students who are awarded a place on the programme begin their studies by undertaking a year-long MRes course, comprised of three different lab rotations and dedicated teaching sessions. This enables students to discover and experience different lab environments and science disciplines, preparing them for life as a PhD student in the final three years of the programme. Applications open, deadline on 17 December 2017 Imperial College London
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