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Competition ratios for Scientist Training Programme 2019 direct entry posts

The following data provides evidence of how many applications there were, per post, for each of the specialisms.

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Specialism Number of applications Number of direct entry posts Competition ratio
Andrology 117 3 39.0
Audiology 180 18 10.0
Cancer Genomics 682 11 62.0
Cardiac Science 821 34 24.1
Clinical Biochemistry 720 17 42.2
Clinical Bioinformatics (Genomics) 295 17 42.4
Clinical Bioinformatics (Health Informatics) 120 4 30.0
Clinical Bioinformatics (Physical Sciences) 96 6 16.0
Clinical Engineering 327 11 29.7
Clinical Immunology 429 6 71.5
Clinical Pharmaceutical Science 226 7 32.3
Gastrointestinal Physiology 64 3 21.3
Genomic Counselling (formerly Genetic Counselling) 510 18 28.3
Genomics (formerly Genetics) 803 16 50.2
Haematology and Transfusion Science 191 2 95.5
Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics 182 6 30.3
Histopathology 78 1 78.0
Medical Physics 634 79 8.0
Microbiology 341 3 113.7
Neurophysiology 241 2 120.5
Ophthalmic and Vision Science 52 2 26.0
Reconstructive Science 53 6 8.8
Reproductive Science 396 6 66.0
Respiratory and Sleep Sciences 276 9 30.7
Urodynamic Science 17 2 8.5
Vascular Science 323 14 23.1

Last updated on 13th August 2021

  • STP Recruitment
  • Data
  • 2019