Study for a PhD at Leicester and you'll join our extensive, passionate research community. Whether you are looking for supervisor or for a funded PhD opportunity, we will support your every step from application to graduation.

Funded opportunities and studentships

View our range of funded PhD opportunities.

Funded opportunities

Doctoral Training Partnerships

Our collaborative PhD opportunities.

DTPs at Leicester

Researcher support

Options available throughout your degree.

How we support you

Sources of funding

There are many ways to cover the cost of your PhD.

Find out more

Student profiles

Some of our PhD students explain why they chose Leicester.

Meet our students

Visiting PhD students

If you are a PhD student at another university you can apply to study for a period of up to 1 year at the University of Leicester to undertake research which supports the PhD at your home university.

More about visiting Leicester