Our thriving doctoral culture enables discovery, drives innovation and delivers real-world impact. Search our PhD opportunities and join our inclusive and diverse research community.
Fully funded PhD studentships
Applications are now open for our fully funded PhD studentships. Join us to deliver research that truly matters.
Deadline: Thursday 12 January 2023
Find a PhD project
We have a number of PhD projects available outside of our current PhD studentship competition. Search these available PhD projects by keyword or title below. You can filter your results by academic school to help you find opportunities in the subject areas you are most interested in. Both funded and self-funded projects are listed here.
We also offer at-distance PhDs for candidates who require a more flexible mode to undertake their doctoral research.
Explore our research
Our experts work across disciplines to address challenges facing society, the economy and the environment. We particularly welcome applications in the strategic research areas linked to our Research Centres.
Browse our research strengths to see if our expertise aligns with your interests. If you have any queries, please contact the staff listed within each Research Centre or the Director of Doctoral Programmes in each School.
Our research experts are working with partners and funders across five key research themes that aim to respond to a range of challenges in business, industry and wider society.
Spanning all academic Schools, our specialist Research Centres bring together experts to undertake life-changing research that is helping to shape our future.
Our researchers work across a number of subject areas to find solutions to challenges facing society, the economy and the environment.
Directors of Doctoral Programmes
Each academic School has a Directors of Doctoral Programmes, responsible for overseeing doctoral application and supervisory teams.