Making an Application

  • You can study at any one of the four academic partners.

    • University of Glasgow
    • University of Birmingham
    • Aston University
    • NUI Galway

    lifETIME CDT UK Universities (Glasgow, Birmingham and Aston)

    Applications for all UK universities must be submitted through the University of Glasgow online system for session 2022/23. Application deadline is 31st January 2022.

    All candidates will be required to submit:

    • Cover letter (The system will request a research proposal, but this is not required. Please submit a cover letter instead). On your cover letter please state your preferred university and top three project choices if projects are available at the time of application.
    • CV
    • Two references
    • Transcript/degree certificates

    International candidates should include (if required):

    EDI Funding

    • Those applying for EDI Funding please state this in your cover letter.

    If you have any questions about the application process please send us an email (

    On the next screen, please use the Create New Account button to begin your application if you have not applied to the University of Glasgow previously:

    Apply Online

    lifETIME CDT CÚRAM (Ireland)

    Applications for Ireland should be submitted via CURAM. Application deadline is 31st January 2021.

    Apply information and link to online application form