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University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Choosing the University of Nottingham will give you access to a world-leading research environment, with expert academics and impressive facilities to develop your potential.

We are connected locally, nationally and globally — by completing a research programme with us, you will become part of an international network and will work with passionate academics from around the world.

Home to over 46,000 students from 150 countries, the University has been named International University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Research that changes lives and shapes the future

At Nottingham you will work alongside high-achieving academics, whose contributions have helped shape the world with live in. Our academics have been awarded two Nobel Prizes since 2003, and continue to make ground-breaking discoveries.

Ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, we develop research that shapes the world and pioneers change.

Training and support for postgraduates

Our dedicated Graduate School will help you to achieve your ambitions, with specialist training and exclusive facilities for postgraduate researchers. Our award-winning provision includes over 150 specialist courses, our placements scheme, and researcher mobility funding. We also provide five multi-campus graduate centres which offer dedicated postgraduate spaces for collaboration and inspiration.

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Nottingham life

Our award-winning campuses combine beautiful green spaces with impressive traditional and modern architecture. Continual investment in our world-class facilities ensures the Nottingham learning and living experience is the best it can be.

Located centrally and within easy access of other major destinations, Nottingham is one of the most vibrant cities in the UK — offering everything from theatres, cinemas, museums, art galleries and music venues. No matter what your taste or budget, there is something for everyone.

Find an opportunity

Information about PhD opportunities and doctoral training programmes can be found on our dedicated postgraduate study pages.

Funding your studies

We know there’s a lot to consider when applying for a PhD and understand funding options can be confusing — take a look at our step-by-step funding guide to help make the process simpler.

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Visit us

Visiting us is a great way to find out more about our postgraduate opportunities and get a taste of Nottingham life. We attend fairs throughout the UK and across the world and our faculties and schools run their own on-campus events.

Be part of it

If you have any questions about our opportunities and how to apply, please get in touch.


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