PhD research in the IsoLab in the Physics Department

PhDs

Take your studies to the next level with research projects leading to a PhD.

PhD Departments

Please contact all of our departments for the latest details on PhDs in Science & Technology. Each department will also have full details on the latest funded PhD opportunities and on how to apply for your PhD.

Students in Chemistry using a Raman Microscope

Industry-funded PhDs

Our PhD students have access to funding from a number of businesses. Undertaking an industry-funded PhD could give you a tax-free stipend of £15,000 per year. You could also have your tuition fees subsidised by your partner business, and put you in an enviable position to begin a long-term, well-paid career.

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Scholarships and Bursaries

The University has committed £3.7m to scholarships and bursaries, with 400 students per year being entitled to these.

Faculty scholarships cover your full tuition fees, as well as providing you with a generous stipend and access to a research training grant. External scholarships are also offered by prestigious research councils such as the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). These also allow you to work alongside the Doctoral Training Centres listed below.

Generous travel grants are also available, allowing you to attend conferences, workshops and seminars relevant to your PhD.

Doctoral Training Centres

As a research student in the Faculty of Science and Technology, you will have the opportunity to access support from a number of doctoral training centres while undertaking your PhD.