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Cardiff University

Cardiff University offers you the chance to enhance your career prospects by being part of a thriving postgraduate community of over 8,500 students in a university known internationally for outstanding research and teaching.

As a member of the Russell Group, we are committed to enabling world-leading, agenda setting research.

• Ranked 5th for quality and 2nd for impact amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework

• Up to £500,000 in our Master’s Excellence Scholarship fund

• Over 300 postgraduate study opportunities

• 94% postgraduates employed are in a graduate job 6 months after graduation

• Doctoral Academy hosting 380 workshops

• Located in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. A thriving, compact and safe city, widely regarded as an outstanding place in which to live and study and just 2 hours by train from London

Cranfield University

We are an exclusively postgraduate university with a staff-to-student ratio that is one of the best for any university in the UK and the world. Students tell us that our hands-on, practical approach, our specialist focus and the depth and excellence of our education, research and strong industry links are what attracts them to the university.

Cranfield has a concentration of like-minded people and we attract people who genuinely want to change the world. We provide a professional environment dedicated to learning without distractions.

Our world-leading academics are passionate about their areas of expertise. The experience gained at Cranfield is transformational for both individuals and organisations alike. The high-quality and distinctive nature of our work has been recognised through numerous prizes and awards, including the award of the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize in Further and Higher Education on four separate occasions.

Dublin Institute of Technology

Dublin Institute of Technology blends the academic excellence of a traditional university with career-focussed learning, discovery and application of knowledge providing professional education to doctoral level.

Our PhD programme includes transversal skills modules as well as discipline specific modules, which are tailored to the student’s individual projects. All doctoral/PhD students will have access to leading experts, state of the art equipment and facilities and will conduct their research project under one of the following main area streams:

• Environment, Energy and Health

• Information, Communications and Media Technologies

• New Materials and Devices

• Society, Culture & Enterprise

Duke-NUS Medical School

Duke-NUS Medical School is Singapore’s first and only US-style graduate medical school; a partnership between Duke University School of Medicine in North Carolina, USA and the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Duke-NUS resides on the main campus of the largest healthcare group in the country, Singapore Health Services (SingHealth). This group collectively delivers multi-disciplinary care among 42 clinical specialties across a large network of hospitals, national specialty centres and polyclinics. Duke-NUS and SingHealth have embarked on an ambitious Academic Medicine partnership, which strives to embody the tripartite of patient care, education and research.

Duke-NUS prepares doctors, scientists and clinician-scientists to practice and improve the practice of medicine through the MD Programme, PhD Programmes and MD-PhD track.

Erasmus School of Economics

Based in Rotterdam, the economic and logistics centre of Europe, Erasmus School of Economics has provided excellent education and produced excellent research for over a century. The School has played host to many of the world’s experts in their fields of research and boasts the first Nobel prize in economic sciences, awarded to Jan Tinbergen in 1969.

Many successful careers have started here. Graduates of Erasmus School of Economics are ideally equipped for success in the business community, government positions and research anywhere in the world.

You can recognise economists from Rotterdam by their effectiveness, drive, commitment and academic attitude. We not only devote attention to the issues of today, but we also focus on possible solutions to the problems of tomorrow.

European University Institute

The European University Institute (EUI) is an international centre for doctorate, post-doctorate studies and research, situated in the hills near Florence, Italy. EUI offers fully funded four-year Ph.D. programmes in the Social Sciences. Up to 150 scholarships are available for September 2019 entry, covering tuition fees and providing a monthly grant.

The EUI’s culturally diverse academic community offers its Ph.D. researchers:

- Well-structured and fully-funded Ph.D. programmes in Economics, History and Civilization, Law and Political and Social Sciences

- An environment that promotes research independence with close supervision, working groups and courses to develop the best possible thesis

- Opportunities to present, discuss and interact with the many experts and world-leaders who visit the EUI

- A dynamic and multi-lingual environment

- Access to an international network of alumni holding posts in academia, the private sector, country specific institutions, law firms, NGOs, EU institutions, international organisations and banks

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

You’d like to study in Germany? A great idea! We look forward to welcoming you! You’re not yet sure which university to apply to? You’re interested in doing a PhD and are looking for an appropriate programme? Are you wondering how to finance your stay, or how foreign students live in Germany and how they’re supervised? We’re happy to help!

Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

Are you looking to work with like-minded people in an international academic environment? The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim (Germany) specialises in Business, Economics, and the Social Sciences.

Profit from an internationally recognized teaching and training concept, and lay the foundations for you to become an independent researcher. Our focus is on empirical and quantitative methods and their application to Business, Economics, and Social Sciences. Conduct research in a unique environment across the program disciplines. Our courses are taught by respected faculty members and enhanced by our excellent libraries and resources. Take your research as far as your imagination allows and find your (academic) home in GESS and in Mannheim.

• All doctoral programs in English

• Engage with internationally recognized professors

• Benefit from generous monthly scholarships

• No tuition fees – government funded first-class education

Come and talk to us in Oxford and Edinburgh.

High Commission of Canada

Canada is known for its excellent quality of life. Visualize vibrant cities, beautiful spaces and welcoming multi-cultural communities.

Besides providing exceptional standards of living, safety and first class healthcare, Canada is also internationally recognized for a competency-based teaching approach that prepares students to be productive in the workplace immediately after graduation.

Canadian universities are primarily publicly-funded and highly accountable for quality assurance in teaching, research and campus facilities. Tuition and living costs are very competitive when you compare top ranking destinations for study abroad.

Last year, more than 495,000 international students, chose Canada for a premier education, access to global career opportunities and an exciting cross-cultural experience.

IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca is a public graduate school and research centre that focuses on the analysis of economic, societal, technological and cultural systems.

Since IMT’s institution in 2005, the School has distinguished itself thanks to the quality and innovativeness of its research and doctoral programs and its interdisciplinary nature. Four Tracks within two PhD Programs are offered: Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage and Cognitive, Computational and Social Neurosciences within the “Cognitive and Cultural Systems” PhD Program and Computer Science and Systems Engineering and Economics, Networks and Business Analytics within the “Systems Science” PhD Program.

All admitted students receive free room and board on the School’s state-of-the-art campus, the newly restored San Francesco Complex, located within the historic city center of Lucca (Tuscany). Admitted students, in addition to not paying any tuition fees, also receive a generous monthly research stipend for all three years of the Program.

London School of Economics and Political Science

LSE is the world’s leading dedicated social science institution. Situated in the heart of London, students from around 150 countries join those from all over the UK. This creates an unequalled cosmopolitan student body, bringing a diverse and challenging perspective to postgraduate research in the social sciences.

LSE offers postgraduate research degrees (MPhil/PhD) across all 30 of its departments and institutes. As a 'laboratory of the social sciences', the School's academic profile spans a wide range of disciplines, from Accounting to Law, Management to Urbanisation. Applicants are invited to submit applications that complement the academic interests of the School's staff.

Medical Sciences Graduate School, University of Oxford

The University of Oxford’s Medical Sciences Graduate School is a fantastic place to pursue graduate studies in the medical sciences with exceptional scientists, cutting-edge facilities, a comprehensive skills training programme and generous funding packages for students from all countries. For a 7th consecutive year, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ rate Oxford as the top University in the world in medical and health-related sciences. The range of research is remarkable and there are many research & taught Masters’ options available.

Candidates, who submit their University application by midday on Friday 11 January 2019, will automatically be considered for full funding.

National University of Singapore Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS)

Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, a premier graduate programme in National University of Singapore, promotes exceptional inter-disciplinary PhD research and education. NGS offers premier-level, fully-funded PhD Scholarships (tuition fees fully waived) to talented individuals worldwide with outstanding academic credentials and research potential in science, engineering, computing and bio-medicine, to pursue research that cuts across disciplinary boundaries.

Our programmes admit the best candidates who recognise there are no artificial boundaries in research. Backed by excellent resources and infrastructure, NGS students undergo rigorous training and build up a solid foundation in non-traditional thinking and scientific approaches in research. With access to NUS’ web of synergistic partnerships with world-leading research organisations, students have ample opportunities for collaborative research in NUS and superb research facilities world-wide. Having achieved research excellence, they graduate fully equipped with a depth of experience that will stand them in good stead in their careers as leading researchers in their chosen disciplines.

Newcastle University

From its historical roots in 1834, Newcastle University today combines a first-class academic learning environment in the heart of one of Britain's favourite student cities.

We are a founding member of the Russell Group and are ranked in the top 150 universities (QS World University Rankings, 2019). We are consistently one of the top 20 universities ‘most targeted’ by the UK’s leading graduate employers.

We offer innovative and interdisciplinary taught programmes including Masters' awards, Postgraduate Certificates and Postgraduate Diplomas (e.g. MA, MBA, MSc, PGCE) and research degrees including research-Masters' awards, Doctoral and Professional Doctorate awards (e.g. MRes, MLitt, PhD, IPhD) in a wide range of subject areas.

We regularly recruit students to fully-funded PhD studentships and full or partial funding is available for some of our taught programmes.

Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is Russel Group campus university in the heart of London’s East End. With three Faculties we have a wide range of academic Schools, from Dentistry to Drama, and from Engineering to Politics.

QMUL’s Doctoral College is home to over 1300 PhD students and we work closely with our Careers Service to help our graduates to pursue rewarding work in a career of their choice. We also offer something no other university can – a stunning residential campus in the heart of London’s East End.

Our PhD students are welcomed into a diverse and supportive community of staff and students from all over the world, with a wide variety of life experience. This makes QMUL a place of academic and personal self-discovery. We are here to support you on your journey and to help you to develop as an independent thinker, ready to make your own contribution to society.

SOAS University of London

SOAS (the School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London is the only Higher Education institution in the UK specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.

SOAS has a diverse population of over 2200 postgraduate students from more than 130 countries and offers over 115 postgraduate programmes in law, social sciences, arts & humanities and languages & cultures with a distinctive regional focus and global relevance. For more information on postgraduate courses please click our logo.

The Open University

The Open University, established by Royal Charter on 23 April 1969, is the leading university for flexible, innovative and world-leading research in the United Kingdom and in over 100 countries worldwide. Uniquely placed to understand the needs of part-time students, combining their learning while earning, our innovative, award-winning distance teaching credentials have seen over 2 million students receive an education, otherwise denied to them at campus-based universities

University College London

One of the world’s leading universities, UCL is London’s top multidisciplinary research university with an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching.

UCL is among the most successful universities in Europe at attracting funding, with research grant income of £530.4 million in 2016.

This helps the institution to foster one of the world’s most productive research bases:

• our academics attracted the second highest number of scientific citations in Europe last year;

• the UK Government’s Research Excellence Framework 2014 place UCL top in the UK for research strength, by a measure of average research score multiplied by staff numbers submitted.

University of Bath

At Bath we are known for excellence in teaching and research and a superb student experience. We are a top ten UK university (Guardian University Guide 2019), ranked fourth in The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018 and have been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 87% of our research is classed as world-leading or internationally excellent by the most recent Research Excellence Framework.

Join our diverse research community and you will be working with academics and researchers of international reputation, known for the originality and significance of their work.

However you choose to study and wherever you are based, our Doctoral College will provide you with professional advice and support – from the minute you ask us about coming to Bath until your graduation.

University of Birmingham

At Birmingham we encourage and empower people, enabling them to make the most of their time with us. Our vision is to inspire today's brightest postgraduate researchers to make a major impact on society and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue. We are constantly striving to provide our doctoral (PhD) researchers with the best possible supervision, research facilities and support services to ensure that they reach the peak of their potential. Being a doctoral researcher at Birmingham means working and developing alongside world-leading academics, with outstanding training and development opportunities at your fingertips. A PhD from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it is a real investment in your future.

We are also investing in our doctoral researchers and have over £25 million in postgraduate student support and scholarships to enable the most talented postgraduates from across the world to realise their potential with us.

University of Bristol

The University of Bristol has a long history of attracting the brightest and most gifted individuals from across the world. Our students study alongside the best in their field, in a supportive and stimulating environment recognised globally for its academic excellence. Our graduates are the 4th most targeted by Britain’s top 100 employers (High Fliers Research 2018).

The University of Bristol is one of the UK’s finest research universities, occupying a spot in the top 5 for research quality and recognised as having a major impact on society and the economy (REF 2014). We are a top 10 UK university (QS Rankings 2019), and our historic and innovative campus pins together some of Bristol’s most popular districts.

Beautiful, cosmopolitan and vibrant, Bristol is the South West's leading city. Arts, sport, green spaces and community activities thrive within its boundaries, and it has won an array of accolades including ‘best UK city to live in’ (The Times, 2017).

University of Cambridge

Consistently ranked among the top universities worldwide, the University of Cambridge offers a world leading postgraduate education, providing superb academic, financial and pastoral support. With a global outlook and reach, the University of Cambridge’s mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

A wide range of postgraduate taught and research opportunities are available, with over 300 courses on offer across an incredibly broad range of academic disciplines. As a postgraduate student at Cambridge, you will work in an international community with academic staff who are recognised as world-leaders in their field, and who are committed to seeing you succeed and develop your ideas, knowledge and understanding.

We have an excellent range of funding opportunities for home and overseas students.

University of East Anglia

Whether you want to develop your specialist knowledge, or diversify your expertise to widen your career choices, the University of East Anglia is the perfect place to help you gain that all-important competitive edge.

With UEA's huge selection of courses, some of the very best lecturers in the world, and access to exceptional research and teaching facilities, UEA's postgraduate experience can help you realise your ambitions. Apply to UEA and become part of a community dedicated to excellence and to making a difference on a local, national, and global scale. We are ranked in the World Top 200 (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2017) and 10th in the UK for the quality of our research outputs in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF2014).

University of Edinburgh

A centre of academic excellence for more than 400 years, the University of Edinburgh is consistently among the top 50 universities in the world.

Joining the University as a postgraduate student gives you a unique opportunity to work with some of the most influential academics in your chosen field. All our students benefit from the strong research environment that informs our degrees and from our commitment to high-quality, innovative teaching. The latest report from the Quality Assurance Agency awarded us the highest rating possible for the quality of the student learning experience, and with 100% of our academic departments producing world-leading research, the latest Research Excellence Framework placed us top in Scotland.

The University is located at the heart of Edinburgh, one of Europe’s great cultural hubs. It is one of the largest and most diverse universities in the UK, with over 35,000 students from some 140 countries.

University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is the UK’s fastest-growing, fastest-rising research university(1); combining world-class research with high levels of student satisfaction across campuses in Exeter and Cornwall. Formed in 1955, the University has over 22,000 students from 178 countries, and consistently ranks amongst the best in the UK(2).

As a Postgraduate Researcher at Exeter, you will conduct independent research as part of a vibrant academic community. As part of the Doctoral College, you have access to high quality training, support and professional development workshops to enhance your research and employability, both in academia and beyond. Throughout the year, we advertise hundreds of Postgraduate Research opportunities, including those funded by UKRI (BBSRC, NERC, ESRC, EPSRC) and prestigious international partnerships such as QUEX.

(1)Between 2006/7 – 2015/16, Exeter saw the greatest rise in research income compared to all other Russell Group universities

(2) Featured in the top 15 of all the major UK league tables since 2011

University of Glasgow

A world Top 100 institution, the University of Glasgow is a research powerhouse, immensely proud of its past but focused on an exciting future. Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow has a long-established global reputation for excellence. The University is internationally recognised as a leading centre of teaching and research, with 81% of our research being recognised as ‘internationally excellent’ and 31% of all research judged to be ‘world leading’ (REF2014).

With over 2000 active researchers and annual research earnings of over £181M, you will join a vibrant and diverse community of over 7000 postgraduate students and be taught by passionate academics, among the best in the world, and renowned for their leading edge research.

University of Kent

Kent is one of the country’s most dynamic universities. Established in 1965, we have over 20,000 students studying at campuses in the picturesque south-east of England and continental-European sites in Brussels, Paris and Athens and Rome.

We have an established reputation for the quality of our research, confirmed by our excellent performance in the most recent Research Excellence Framework: Kent is ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities. 97% of our research is of international quality and our score for research power has increased by 59%, the third largest increase of the top 50 research intensive universities. We attract internationally renowned subject specialists and have a reputation for research excellence that is designed to produce creative and practical solutions. The University is a major educational, economic and cultural force throughout its region with well-established external networks and partnerships around the world.

We have also been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. We recently won the ‘Outstanding Support for Students’ category at the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) Awards, and we are ranked 3rd in the UK for Postgraduate Experience in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018.

University of Leeds

Leeds is one of the UK’s leading research universities and one of the top 100 universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2019).

We’re engaged in world-class research across an exceptionally wide range of disciplines, with opportunities for collaborative research with experts across the University and beyond. We are committed to research that makes a difference to society and are investing in our facilities and researchers, including offering a wide range of scholarships and funding opportunities, in order to create an environment in which world-leading research can flourish.

Our postgraduate researchers are an integral part of this, helping push back the boundaries of knowledge in new and exciting ways. If you want to be part of a research community that will encourage and stimulate, challenge and support you, then Leeds is the place for you.

University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is one of the most respected higher education institutions worldwide. With an investment programme which has seen £750 million spent on facilities since 2004, we are well on the way to achieving our target of becoming one of the world’s top twenty-five universities. Our research output has placed us amongst the UK’s top research universities in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, with the quality and breadth of our activity placing us fifth in the UK for research power.

We offer a wide range of courses and currently have over 9,000 overseas students enrolled from over 180 countries. Our extensive programme of careers support ensures that students are ready for the world of work and our graduates are frequently targeted by employers from all over the UK and beyond.

University of Nottingham

At the University of Nottingham, discovery is in our DNA. We deliver world-leading research to solve today’s global challenges. Research that transforms lives, shapes the future and improves societies across the globe.

We are ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the most recent Research Excellence Framework and were named as one of the top 100 universities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings 2019. For postgraduate research, the University of Nottingham is an exciting and fulfilling place to be.

Our cutting-edge research facilities, leading academics and industry connections offer opportunities to investigate and apply your ideas, whichever discipline you specialise in. You will benefit from specialist guidance and study facilities through our Graduate School. This includes a transformative researcher development programme and funding support.

You can find a range of research opportunities, including doctoral training programmes, on our website. We also offer a wide range of postgraduate taught courses.

University of Oxford

Twice ranked 1st in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings, the University of Oxford is globally renowned for its ground-breaking research, teaching excellence, and wealth of resources.

Oxford offers over 350 postgraduate courses, across both taught Masters and Doctoral degrees in a wide variety of subject areas across the arts and humanities, social sciences, mathematical, physical and life sciences, and the medical sciences.

New graduate students join a diverse community of over 10,000 from more than 150 countries. Oxford’s outstanding academic staff and facilities provide a strong foundation upon which students can build successful careers. This includes support and benefits available to them once they become part of Oxford’s alumni community.

Over 1,000 fully-funded scholarships are available for new postgraduate students starting in 2019-20. For over two-thirds of Oxford scholarships, nothing more than the standard course application is required. If you fulfil the eligibility criteria, you will be automatically considered.

University of Portsmouth

Whether you're a recent graduate or an established professional, our research degrees give you the opportunity to put your knowledge to work. You'll put your thinking to the test and emerge with skills and experience that'll help you go further in your career, whatever your aspirations are.

We're internationally-recognised for the quality of our research. We're also home to superb facilities across our 5 faculties. And we're developing a creative and collaborative research culture, so whichever research degree you choose, you'll be supported at every step.

University of Salford

Salford is an ambitious University, with our 20,000 students contributing enormously to the local economy and our expertise transforming individuals and communities through excellent teaching, research, innovation and engagement. We are leading in areas, including health, energy, media and the built environment and have completed impressive work with business and industry partners. Situated only one and half miles from Manchester city centre, our campus is at the heart of a £650m regeneration scheme in the local area with new multi-million pound student residences and Arts & Media buildings.

University of Sheffield

With almost 29,000 of the brightest students from over 140 countries, learning alongside over 1,200 of the best academics from across the globe, the University of Sheffield is one of the world’s leading universities.

A member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of leading research-led institutions, Sheffield offers over 300 taught postgraduate programmes and range of innovative research opportunities exploring new ways to transform the world we live in.

We teach the very latest thinking: new and emerging fields of study, new technologies and new practices. With us you'll develop powerful insight, independence, creativity and technical skills. Learn from world-renowned academics, in outstanding facilities and make your home in one of the best cities in Britain for student life.

University of Southampton

From helping people to hear and cracking cybercrime, to powering spacecraft and fighting cancer, our researchers are changing the world.

Study a postgraduate course at the University of Southampton – a Russell Group university – to learn alongside the experts and go further in your field. Join a vibrant, multi-national community of over 7,000 postgraduates, and choose from a range of subjects including business, engineering, sciences, medicine, art and humanities. Applications are welcomed throughout the year, although early application is advised.

University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is one of the UK's leading professional, scientific and technological universities with a world-class research profile and a reputation for outstanding teaching.

Surrey received a Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), achieved a 90 per cent overall satisfaction rating in the 2016 National Student Survey, and has maintained a graduate employment rate of 95 per cent over the past five years, according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

The University has earned a strong reputation for ground-breaking research in the areas of health, medicine, space, environment and mobile communications. It is currently home to over 1,000 postgraduate researchers, and nearly 450 supervisors, working together across 170+ research areas.

Surrey’s Doctoral College underpins the growth of our world-leading research by supporting the academic and professional development of the University’s postgraduate researchers and early career researchers, and by developing a welcoming and community-led research environment.

University of Warwick

Warwick is a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards.

Born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration, we’re consistently present in the rankings of the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities, and we are the third most targeted institution nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2018, High Fliers Research Ltd).

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework placed us 7th among UK research universities, meaning you’ll learn alongside academics at the cusp of new thinking. In 2016/17 we awarded approx. £33-34 million in postgraduate funding, helping outstanding students to succeed.

All of this means you’ll be welcomed to a supportive, energetic campus community where you can stretch yourself personally, professionally and academically.

Whether you want to be a front-runner in a fast-moving graduate job market, or to make a difference and change the world, we want you here.

University of Wolverhampton

The aim of our research programmes is to provide you with a solid grounding from which to launch further research and career development. We offer research skills development and training as well as enabling you to develop related areas such as IT, presentation and career-planning.

The PhD is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research, supported by a team of supervisors that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a thesis. The PhD programme also supports the development of research and generic skills to equip you to operate successfully as a professional researcher in any setting.

University of York

Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York is a dynamic, research-intensive university committed to the development of life-saving discoveries and new technologies to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges.

York offers a range of postgraduate research opportunities in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences across over 30 academic departments and specialist research centres. Our extensive support network includes our Researcher Development Team, offering free training in a range of study and career skills and the York Graduate Research School which supports a community of over 2000 research students from the UK and around the world.

York offers a range of awards from scholarships and studentships directly funded by the University to those funded by UK Research Councils.

University of York - Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at the University of York is one of the UK’s most highly ranked biological sciences departments for research and teaching. We cover the spectrum of contemporary biological sciences from molecular aspects of cancer to field ecology. Our research efforts aim to tackle three major global challenges: health and disease, sustainable food and fuel, and environmental change. With a commitment to interdisciplinary research, our Department offers two major fully-funded Doctoral Training

Programmes in partnership with other departments and universities. Also, we offer fully-funded PhD studentships in partnership with charities and industry. All our PhD training is research-oriented and we have excellent facilities with easy access to the latest equipment and expert advice. Our high employability success rate is helped by a balanced programme of training in broader research and professional skills. Please check our website to see which projects are currently available.

Warwick Business School

Located at the centre of an outstanding university, in under 50 years Warwick Business School has become one of the world's elite business schools providing top-class programmes for ambitious people. We are led by innovation, creativity, and change, and engage with the big debates in business and public policy.

Our PhD Programme combines highly relevant and structured training in the first year with close mentorship from a team of supervisors to help you develop and deepen your chosen area of research.

WBS has an internationally recognised research community in the fields of business management, finance and accounting who are committed to supporting and stimulating our doctoral researchers to achieve their full potential. We offer two programme pathways - Business & Management, and Finance & Econometrics. Both pathways are offered as full-time four-year programmes, however UK residents may apply for part-time registration which can be studied over five to seven years.

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