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Art and Design Studentships

The Nottingham School of Art & Design is one of the world’s leading art and design schools, influencing, inspiring and innovating for over 175 years. Guided by the past whilst focused on the future, the Nottingham School of Art & Design offers postgraduates a rich research community that celebrates creation and innovation.

Emily in the Fine Art studios

We are inspired by a love for our craft and are committed to pushing its boundaries into new territories, challenging the very ideas of what is possible for an art and design school.

With research spanning from fashion and textiles to visual arts and communications, the Nottingham School of Art & Design offers a space for postgraduate researchers to develop vibrant, original projects whilst supported by a dynamic, interdisciplinary community.

Our motto is "we are what we create" which is reflected in the strategic goals of our three research centres.

NTU Fully-funded PhD Studentship Scheme 2023

When making an application for a studentship, you will need to demonstrate how your proposal aligns with our research strengths, so ensure you are familiar with our research centres. Alternatively, you can submit an application for one of our dedicated research projects.

Our projects

Join a webinar

Join Postgraduate Research Tutor, Kevin Hunt, for a live webinar on Tuesday 22 November at 10 am.

Find out about the fully funded PhD studentship opportunities in Art and Design and ask any questions you may have.

Book your place

Ready to apply?

The application deadline is 12 noon (GMT) on Thursday 12 January 2023.

Please visit our how to apply page for guidance and to make an application.