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Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology PhD studentships

The Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology addresses clinically important questions in musculoskeletal disease that require a robust epidemiological approach. 

Generous support from Arthritis Research UK allows us to offer fully-funded PhD studentships at The University of Manchester.

Please see below for details of projects being advertised for entry in September 2019.  We expect to offer two fully-funded studentships following application, interview and selection.

Eligibility and how to apply

Applicants for these studentships must be from the UK/EU and should hold (or be about to obtain) a minimum Upper Second undergraduate degree in a related subject area. The funding covers fees and stipend at RCUK rate for three years.

Informal enquires may be made to the supervisor. You should apply online, selecting Epidemiology as the PhD programme on the online application form.

For further information on the required documents to include with your application, see How to apply.


Projects are now available for September 2019 entry.

Key dates

Applications close on Friday, 7 December 2018.

Interviews will take place in mid-January 2019.

Contact us

If you have any queries please contact the Doctoral Academy Admissions team at or call 0161 275 5230.