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Competition ratios for Scientist Training Programme 2020 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 87 3 29.0
Audiology 115 18 6.4
Cancer Genomics 392 8 49.0
Cardiac Science 529 25 21.2
Clinical Biochemistry 693 26 26.7
Clinical Bioinformatics (Genomics) 161 11 14.6
Clinical Bioinformatics (Health Informatics) 73 10 7.3
Clinical Bioinformatics (Physical Sciences) 51 6 8.5
Clinical Engineering 217 15 14.5
Clinical Immunology 283 5 56.6
Clinical Pharmaceutical Science 183 10 18.3
Critical Care Science 44 9 4.9
Gastrointestinal Physiology 46 7 6.6
Genomic Counselling (formerly Genetic Counselling) 403 14 28.8
Genomics (formerly Genetics) 571 19 30.1
Haematology and Transfusion Science 154 2 77.0
Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics 71 2 35.5
Medical Physics 493 65 7.6
Microbiology 347 5 69.4
Neurophysiology 202 6 33.7
Ophthalmic and Vision Science 23 3 7.7
Reconstructive Science 18 2 9.0
Reproductive Science 278 9 30.0
Respiratory and Sleep Sciences 192 13 14.8
Urodynamic Science 7 1 7.0
Vascular Science 132 7 18.9

Last updated on 13th August 2021

  • STP Recruitment
  • Data
  • 2020