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How to apply John Cairns

Applications are currently being accepted for the DPhil in Medical Sciences for October 2019 entry. The deadline for applications for the RDM Scholars Programme and the WIMM Prize Studentship is 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 11 January 2019.

To apply for a place on the DPhil in Medical Sciences you will need to submit an application using the online application form.

In most cases, our students choose to apply to work with a specific supervisor after reading their supervisor profile. If you would like to be notified if there are any changes to the supervisor profiles, please send us an email.

You are strongly advised to contact your prospective supervisor in advance of application to discuss potential projects or directions for research you may be able to take. This is to ensure that there is a good fit between the student and the lab and is considered an integral part of the admissions process. Please be aware that some supervisors receive a large number of enquiries from prospective students, so please allow time for a response and keep your message brief and to the point. Supervisor contact details can be found through clicking on their picture on the right hand side of the profile page or by searching for them using the people tab at the top.

You can find full details on the application process in the University’s application guide.

Course-specific information on the supporting materials required and how your application will be assessed can be found on the University’s DPhil in Medical Sciences page.

The deadline for applications for any Oxford-administered scholarships, including the RDM Scholars Programme and the WIMM Prize Studentship, is Friday 11 January 2019. We will not normally assess any applications received in advance of that date. If you have a specific reason for your application being considered early (for example, if you have been awarded an external scholarship which requires you to start in January or April) please contact us.

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