How To Apply

The main recruitment call of the NRPDTP has now closed.

DTP Projects

Supervisors will nominate their preferred candidate to go forward for a panel interview in January 2018. If you are not nominated by a supervisor for a panel interview, then we will notify you in due course that your application was not successful.

Week commencing 18th December 2017
Interview day invitations sent to successful applicants

9th, 10th & 11th January 2018
Interview Days

Week commencing 22nd January 2018
DTP Management Board to make PhD offers to successful candidates

Industrial CASE (iCASE) Projects

Supervisors can nominate up to two preferred candidates to go forward for a panel interview in January 2018. If you are not nominated by a supervisor for a panel interview, then we will notify you in due course that your application was not successful.

Week commencing 18th December 2017
Interview day invitations sent to successful applicants

9th and 10th January 2018
Interview Days

Week commencing  22nd January 2018
DTP Management Board to make PhD offers to successful candidates

How To Apply

Please follow the steps below.

Step One

Decide which project(s) you wish to apply for and make a note of the full title (including the code).

Step Two

Check your Eligibility.

Step Three

Prepare the following documents to submit with your online Application Form:

1. Official Transcripts (in English) of your Higher Education qualifications.

2. Evidence of your English Proficiency (if English is not your first language). Details of English Language requirements in the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine and Health.

3. Two referees - you will need the contact details and e-mail addresses for your two referees. At least one of these must be an academic reference. Please approach your referees first.  References will not be considered from supervisors on the project you are applying for.

4. Personal Statement - no more than 500 words, outlining how your background experience relates to undertaking research study with us.

5. Curriculum Vitae - detailing professional qualifications, publications and research interests.

6. Research Proposal/Statement - instead of submitting a Research Proposal please upload a Research Statement including why you are applying for the project, an outline of your relevant current knowledge and skills indicating how these will help you complete the research and your training needs. Please note that all Research Proposals and/or Research Statements must have been produced by you.

Step Four

Visit the application link and create an account for your application. Read the instructions carefully. Complete the online application form.

Step Five

To apply for more than one project you need to create a new application for each project.

Once submitted you will receive acknowledgement that your application has been received. Your application will be reviewed by the NRPDTP Recruitment Panel and circulated to your preferred Supervisor(s).

You will be kept informed of the progress of your application throughout the application procedure. We will contact you directly if we wish to invite you to one of our Interview Days following supervisor nominations.

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