Join NTU's world-class research community, with our fully-funded PhD studentship opportunities.
From climate change to cancer and airline security to food safety, we’re tackling society’s biggest challenges with research that is transforming the world and saving lives.
So come and change yours.
With world-class facilities, academics who are leaders in their fields, and a dedicated support programme, we give our researchers the tools they need to succeed.
Our research won the 2015 Queens Anniversary Prize – the highest honour for a UK university – and 90% of our research was classed as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Named University of the Year 2019 by The Guardian, NTU is leading the way in “access and success for all students”.
We are offering 50 fully-funded PhD studentships, aligned with our research centres and available to UK, EU or international students.
Apply now to join the next generation of research leaders.
Closing date for applications: 14 February 2020 at 12 noon
Start date: 1 October 2020 or 5 January 2021
Our award-winning research stands apart through its profound responses to the challenges faced by our communities. You need to make sure your studentship application aligns to one of these key areas.
Our research staff at NTU work across a number of subject areas, bringing together their expertise from a range of varied disciplines to creatively address challenges facing society, the economy and the environment. You can also find out more about potential research supervisors, based on the subject area.
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