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BSc and MSc projects

BSc and MSc projects

The Pirbright Institute has the following Year-in-Industry placements available, commencing August 2021. We welcome applications from students who are currently in their second year of a relevant undergraduate science degree. Placements will be either unfunded but with on-site housing provided or offered with a £5,000 scholarship.

Please note that you can only apply for ONE project.

If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide evidence of your ability. We require an overall IELTS score of 7.0 with no lower than 7.0 in reading and listening, no lower than 6.5 in in speaking and no lower than 6.0 in writing. Other English language qualifications may be accepted. Successful candidates will be required to pass our security and health screening before commencing the placement.

To apply for one of these projects, please email your CV (no more than two sides of A4) and a covering letter detailing why you would like to be considered for the placement, including the knowledge and skills that you will bring to the Institute. Please include in your letter the reference number for the project that you wish to apply for.

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The Pirbright Institute conducts a large proportion of its science studies under high containment conditions.  It is a condition of employment that no person working at The Pirbright Institute may keep any animals which are susceptible to foot-and-mouth disease or reside at premises where such animals are kept. "Susceptible animals" include cows, sheep, goats, deer, llamas, and all other cloven-hoofed animals. The quarantine period for all Restricted Areas is 72 hours - during this 72 hour period, it is not permitted to have close contact with susceptible animals. In high containment areas the Institute implements a number of procedures in order to comply with strict biosafety legislation. Access procedures for these areas requires all personnel to undertake a full change of clothes, including the removal of all jewellery and piercings, and completing two full body and hair washes when leaving high containment.

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Scientists at the Institute may offer projects for students undertaking relevant taught MSc courses. The minimum time that we can consider for such research projects is 3 months although 6-12 months is preferential.  Placements are unfunded although we can offer accommodation in our Institute housing at a significantly reduced rate.

UK Masters Loans:

Masters degree loans are now available across the UK. For full details please visit:  FindaMasters.com 

If you require further information, please contact Dr Lynda Moore, Head of Academic Affairs & Training (studentship@pirbright.ac.uk)


The Pirbright Institute conducts a large proportion of its science studies under high containment conditions.  It is a condition of employment that no person working at The Pirbright Institute may keep any animals which are susceptible to foot-and-mouth disease or reside at premises where such animals are kept. "Susceptible animals" include cows, sheep, goats, deer, llamas, and all other cloven-hoofed animals. The quarantine period for all Restricted Areas is 72 hours - during this 72 hour period, it is not permitted to have close contact with susceptible animals. In high containment areas the Institute implements a number of procedures in order to comply with strict biosafety legislation. Access procedures for these areas requires all personnel to undertake a full change of clothes, including the removal of all jewellery and piercings, and completing two full body and hair washes when leaving high containment.

For further information on how we use data supplied to us, please see our Privacy Notice.

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