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The William Harvey Research Institute - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

How to apply


Students will join our Translational Cardiovascular Academy and undertake an MRes course for the first year of study offering them foundation knowledge and abilities they will need to proceed to their PhD training.

Upon successful completion of their MRes studies, students will continue to study for a 3 year PhD working with their chosen supervisor within the William Harvey Research Institute or wider medical school.  
As the first year of the course requires attendance on our MRes course please submit an online application to the following programme:

Please indicate on your application form under the Funding section (page 6) that you are applying for funding under ‘WHRI/BHF’ 


There are currently no residency requirements for BHF studentships (BHF website). Students from overseas will need to satisfy QMUL's standard regulations

Financial support

Successful applicants will receive an award covering tuition at the home fee rate and a bursary at the applicable BHF rates (currently £22,278 for the first year). Please note students who are assessed as overseas will need to pay the difference in tuition fees.

There are currently no residency requirements for BHF studentships (see BHF website for more detailed information).

Further information


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