A quick guide on what to do if you want to apply to the STP 2021

Last Updated: 5th February 2021

Applications to the Scientist Training Programme will be open at 11:00am on Monday 25th January 2021.

Information about the programme

If you are interested in applying to the programme for 2021, a good starting point is to read our ‘About the Scientist Training Programme’ section and take a look at which specialisms are usually available under the programme.

Check you meet the entry requirements and read through the job description

One of the first things you should do is make sure you meet the entry requirements for the programme. Our ‘Entry requirements’ section includes details on

  • General entry requirements
  • Relevant degrees
  • Applying from outside the UK
  • English competency level for international applicants

You can also take a look at the Person Specification and see if you match the requirements.

Open days

You will also be able to attend one of the open days held by the individual departments. The open days are usually held between November to January and details are available in the Events section under School related events.

Further resources

Now is also the time to do some research on the healthcare science role you might like to qualify in.

You could: