4-Year PhD programme

The application process for the Institute's 4-year PhD Programme for the 2016 intake is now open.

The closing date is: Tuesday 1st December 2015 (23.59 GMT)

For information about the nature of the research being undertaken at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute please visit our Faculty pages.

[Wellcome Library, London]


OverviewWe believe that a 4-year PhD programme provides the best training opportunities. Learn more about our unique programme


How to apply

How to applyAll applicants need to complete the online application form, upload their academic transcripts and provide details of two academic referees



FAQFind answers to some of the questions that potential students most frequently ask about our 4-year PhD programme


Online application form

Online application formApplicants should complete and return an online application form by the closing date. Applicants must fill in all sections of the form


Financial support

Financial supportStudents receive full financial support including tuition fees regardless of nationality. Learn about our current tax-free stipends


Experiences of PhD students after training

Experiences of PhD students after trainingDiscover what happened to our PhD students after completing their training at the Sanger Institute


* quick link - http://q.sanger.ac.uk/u46m0b6c