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MRC DTP in IBR application form 2022 entry Round 2

We are currently accepting applications from home and international applicants.

International applicants: the English language requirement for this course is for an overall IELTS (Academic UKVI) score of 6.5 with a score of at least 6.5 in the Reading and Writing components and no other component score below 6.0.

* Information about English language requirements

* Information about accepted English language tests

You will be asked to attach your English language certificate in the application form below. We are unable to consider applications without an English certificate at the required level.

We welcome and encourage applications from all students, especially those under-represented in academia.

Please note that only the following information will be seen by those involved in the selection process:

  • Shortlisting stage: information provided in questions 9 to 19.
  • Interviewing stage: information provided in questions 1 to 19.
  • A flag for applicants who wish to be considered for a ring-fenced studentship.

Your Personal Details

10a. Please indicate which project you are applying for.


Your Education Details and Information about your Skills & Experience

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Diversity Information


27. Disabilities (tick all that apply) (required)


Widening Participation

Please only complete these questions if you completed your secondary education in the UK.

Unfortunately we do not currently have a set of criteria that can be used for students educated outside the UK. If you did not complete your secondary education in the UK please go straight to question 30. 

The following questions are optional and will help us identify which of our applicants are from a widening participation (WP) background. We are asking for this information for 3 reasons:
i) To help us monitor the diversity of our applicants and how well we are reaching applicants from WP backgrounds.

ii)So that we can identify candidates from WP backgrounds and give them additional consideration when assessing applications.

iii)To identify which applicants from WP backgrounds wish to be considered for a ring-fenced studentship for a WP student. 


29a. Please tick which of the following applies to you. In order to be considered a WP applicant, you must meet at least two of the criteria, unless you are a care leaver.
30. Please tell us if you wish to be considered for the following ring-fenced studentships (you can select both if applicable)


How did you hear about us?

31. How did you find out about the MRC DTP in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research (you can choose multiple options) (required)
Privacy notice

Only the information in fields 9 to 19 will be made available to staff considering applications at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process, and only the information in fields 1 to 19 to those involved in the interviewing stage of the recruitment process, as well as which applicants are flagged as a WP applicant and/or wish to be considered for a ring-fenced studentship.   All other information will be removed from the application form by the administrative team, and is being gathered for monitoring purposes and to identify which applicants which to be considered for ring-fenced studentships.  See the top of this form for further details. 

The University of Warwick will use your personal data provided in this online registration form for the purposes of processing your application to the MRC-DTP in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research. The legal basis for processing this personal data is consent, which is obtained through your submission of this online form. The data you have provided will be shared only within the University of Warwick and with the Medical Research Council. Your personal data will not be transferred outside of the EEA, will be kept securely by the University of Warwick and will be retained for a period of 6 months after 1 October 2022 if you are not offered or do not accept a place on the course, and two years after graduation if you are offered and accept a place on the course.

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