Research that shapes lives and society is central to our institution.
We support our research students by giving them access to a range of top-class facilities. We receive significant research funding which, together with our fully-funded studentships, reflect our commitment to building a sustainable academic community.
There are opportunities to study for research degree qualifications in all of our academic schools.
While working on your research project, you will develop skills that will help you in your future career.
The DES scheme allows PhD students who are nearing completion of their course to apply to stay in the UK for an additional 12 months to gain further experience in their field, look for work or develop plans to set up as an entrepreneur. Find out more about the DES and download the Intention to Apply form.
Everything you need to know about financing a research degree.
Watch our Three Minute Thesis Challenge
Funding for UK / EU Arts and Humanities research students
Find out more about PhD studentships from the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.