Postgraduate research opportunities

Browse through our research degree opportunities to find funding and funded projects. These opportunities are awarded on the basis of academic merit and are very competitive, so it is important you make enquiries and apply as early as possible. If you have already secured funding, please take a look at our competition / non-funded projects. Former students may be eligible for a 10% discount on fees with our alumni bursary.

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Funding schemes

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training UK and EU See CDTs for details
Endowed Research Scholarships 2019/20 Earth and Environment UK and EU 3 June 2019 (17:00 UK time)
CONACYT, Mexico Earth and Environment International (excluding EU) Please check with CONACYT

Directly funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
Nutrient cycling and oxygenation of shallow seas during the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction and the early Jurassic - Earth Surface Science Institute UK and EU 31 May 2019

Competition funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
Environmental and social effects of private protected areas - Sustainability Research Institute Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Exploring the value of decadal climate prediction for adaptation planning - Sustainability Research Institute Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Political and social aspects of UK rewilding - Sustainability Research Institute Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
The politics and social impacts of market-based conservation - Sustainability Research Institute Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Understanding (sustainable) consumption through Mass Observation - Sustainability Research Institute Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Understanding the lived experience of energy poverty across nations - Sustainability Research Institute Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Urban agriculture, food security and poverty alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa - Sustainability Research Institute Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round