4 Year MRC-Sackler PhD fellowships in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Closing Date
4 Jan 2022
Students will receive an enhanced stipend for each year of study (approx. £21,750).
King's College London
4 years

The Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders is offering 1+3 (MRes+PhD) full-time fellowships suitable for both basic and clinical students from a wide range of science backgrounds: including biological and physical sciences, medicine, mathematics and computer science.

PhD opportunities are offered across a wide range of subject areas. Clinicians are encouraged to apply. For more information about work carried out in the Centre please visit The MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders website (please note, MRes rotation projects and final PhD projects are agreed after an offer has been accepted).



PhD supervisors will be chosen at the end of the MRes year.
PhD Coordinators are Dr Laura Andreae and Dr Anthony Vernon. 


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have or expect an upper second class degree (2:1) in a STEM subject. If applicants possess a lower second class (2:2), a research-based MSc at merit or distinction level is required.

If English is not your first language you will be required to provide evidence that you meet the minimum English requirements, Band D, as prescribed by the university’s English Language requirements.

King's are deeply committed to making the university an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work and study. They encourage and welcome applications from across the community and all appointments are made solely on merit.


The fully funded studentships cover tuition fees, stipend and bench fees.

Tuition fees: Tuition fees will be covered by the programme.

Stipend: Students will receive an enhanced stipend for each year of study (approx. £21,750).

Bench fees: An allowance will be provided for research consumables, trainings and conference attendance.

Eligibility: The Admissions Portal will assign you a provisional fee status (Home, EU or Overseas) based on the information included in your application, but this will be reviewed by the Admissions team when they process your application. After Brexit, all students will be categorised by Admissions as either Home or Overseas. We have up to two studentships available for overseas applicants.

The closing date for completed applications is 23:59 (GMT), Tuesday 4th January 2022.

Overview of the studentship programme can be found at www.devneuro.org/cndd