We welcome enquiries from students who already have their own funding, or are applying for funding in one of our research areas. Please contact our Postgraduate team for more information.
Our Research, School and Graduate School pages contain a wealth of information for prospective postgraduate students and research activity at UEA. You can also search our Course Finder pages for taught postgraduate courses, including Masters for Research (MRes) courses.
There are different ways to find the right PhD for you:
Use our tool to contact a supervisor or familiarise yourself with their work.
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Just so you know, there’s no centralised application process. And things like requirements and application dates? This kind of stuff is decided by each department.
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Search for PhD projects available now and check back regularly as new awards will be coming online frequently.
During Autumn/Winter 2019/20 we will have over 100 PhD studentships available for application. Many of them will be research council funded and available for the start of the 2020/21 academic year.
If you’re interested in pursuing a PhD outside of the advertised opportunities, complete the research enquiry form.
Please note that applicants interested in any of the opportunities below should use the contact details in the individual projects to request further information or to apply. You should not apply via the University Online Application Form.
The University of Aberdeen offers a variety of pre-defined PhD research projects. These come in a number of forms such as pieces of research that a research group/School/Centre or Institute wishes to explore and have received funding or made funding available to support researchers (e.g. UKRI, Charity, Industry partner).
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The Graduate School of the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (GSNOCS) is a centre of research excellence. We are a large, international, scientifically diverse and genuinely interdisciplinary community with about 200 PhD students with backgrounds in biology, chemistry, computer science, Earth science, engineering, environmental sciences, geography, geology, geophysics, mathematics, meteorology, natural sciences, oceanography and physics.
I chose University of Southampton for my PhD because of its international research reputation. I am working alongside researchers who are world leaders in their field, and gaining a really solid foundation for a future academic career.
You’ll have to start repaying your loan when your income is over a certain amount (the ‘threshold’ amount).
A Postgraduate Doctoral Loan can help with course fees and living costs while you study a postgraduate doctoral course, such as a PhD.
PhD projects available in the School of Biological Sciences.
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