Funded opportunities

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

College of Life Sciences

Available to UK/EU applicants

Available to UK/EU and International applicants

  • Wellcome Trust:  Doctoral Training Programme
  • Research: Genomic Epidemiology and Public Health Genomics - range of projects
  • Deadline: 5th December 2020

College of Science and Engineering

Available to UK/EU and International applicants

  • 3.5 year CSE Project: The first supermassive black holes
  • Department: School of Physics and Astronomy
  • Supervisors: Dr James Aird and Professor Julian Osborne
  • Deadline:  21st November 2019

Available to UK/EU applicants

MPhil Projects available to UK/EU applicants

Research Council Funding

STFC Studentships

  • Departments: Physics and Astronomy 
  • Deadline: Closed for 2019 entry (annually recurring) 
CENTA Studentships
  • Departments: Chemistry; Geography, Geology and the Environment; Physics and Astronomy 
  • Deadline: Closed for 2019 entry (annually recurring)

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Studentships

  • Departments: Chemistry, Engineering, Informatics, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy 
  • Deadline: Closed for 2019 entry (annually recurring)

College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Available to UK/EU applicants

  • AHRC Midlands4Cities (M4C)  Open Doctoral Awards
  • Subject areas: Archaeology and Ancient History, English, History, History of Art and Film, Law, Modern Languages, Media and Communication, Museum Studies, 
  • Deadline: 14th January 2020

Research Councils

Applications open for 2020/1 entry

  • AHRC Midlands4Cities (M4C) Open Doctoral Awards
  • Subject areas: Archaeology and Ancient History, English, History, History of Art and Film, Law, Modern Languages, Media and Communication, Museum Studies
  • Deadline: 14th January 2020

Applications for 2020/1 will be open shortly

MRC IMPACT Doctoral Training Programme

BBSRC Midlands Innovative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP)

STFC Studentships 

CENTA PhD Studentships

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Studentships

M4C Collaborative Doctoral Awards