Postgraduate research

Funded opportunities

Listed below are the funded studentship opportunities which are currently accepting research student applications.

Research Council Studentships

PhD studentships funded by Research Councils open for September 2024 entry

Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Programme

  • Start date: 23 September 2024
  • Closed

CENTA studentships

  • Start date: 23 September 2024
  • Closed

The Sciences and Technology Facilities Research Council (STFC) studentships for September 2024

  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Start date: 23 September 2024
  • Closing date: Closed

Leicestershire Healthcare Inequalities Improvement Doctoral Training Programme (LHII DTP) studentships for 2024

  • Start date: 1 October 2024
  • Closed

MRC AIM 2024 studentships

  • Start date: 23 September 2023
  • Closed

College of Life Sciences

Please read the studentship adverts for eligibility criteria, funding and application process.

Cardiovascular Sciences 1+3 British Heart Foundation Studentship (BHF)

  • Start date: 23 September 2024
  • Closing date: 29 July 2024

Population Health SciencesThe impact of obesity on the development of multiple long-term conditions, and how this relationship differs by ethnicity

  • Supervisor: Dr Clare Gillies
  • Start date: 23 September 20204 or 6 January 2025
  • Closing date: 4 August 2024

School of HealthcareImplementation and feasibility testing of a primary care medication adherence intervention

  • Supervisor: Professor Debi Bhattacharya
  • Start date: 23 September 2024 preferred (alternative dates 1 October 2024 or 1 November 2024)
  • Closing date: 11 August 2024 (interviews w/c 19 August 2024)

Cancer Studies: Understanding the role of Cadherin-17 (CDH17) in prostate cancer metabolism and progression

  • Supervisor: Dr Ning Wang
  • Start date: 23 September 2024 - May 2025
  • Closing date: 31 July 2024

Self funded PhD projects 

Evidence-based empathy education and training

  • Population Health Sciences
  • Supervisor: Professor Jeremy Howick
  • Closing date: Open until filled
  • Start date: September 2024 

Population Health Sciences

  • Various projects
  • Open until filled

Respiratory Sciences

  • Various projects
  • Open until filled

Healthcare

  • Various projects
  • Open until filled

College of Science and Engineering

Studentships will show here as and when available.

Please check eligibility for each individual project.

College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Studentships will show here as and when available.

Please check eligibility for each individual project.

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