Case Study: James Walker

The multidisciplinary approach as well as the excellent teaching philosophy strongly appealed to me. I felt that this programme is simply ideal to combine my backgrounds in mathematics and biology. This dream of mine is now coming true, making me absolutely happy.

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About the programme

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Skills Training
Our training progresses through four phases, developing from core skills to the specialised skills needed for individual student projects, while encouraging students to develop a broad scientific awareness and interdisciplinary skills.
Industry partnerships
We work with a range of pharmaceutical and medical companies to build a programme which prepares you.
Project teams
You do two 12-week research projects before embarking on your doctoral project.
During years two to four, students undertake a twelve-week internship to gain experience of work in a professional environment and in transferable skills that will be beneficial in their future careers.
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Career preparation
The DTP's Career Development and Professional Skills programme is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to carry out their research and to develop the personal transferable skills needed to succeed in a wide variety of careers.
The Interdisciplinary Bioscience DTP has four intersecting research themes that reflect the breadth and strengths of research within the partnership.