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Over 130 research project opportunities – including PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships at the University of Dundee

Over 130 research project opportunities – including PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships at the University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is advertising over 130 funded and self-funded PhD Research projects. There are several funded scholarships available.

About the University of Dundee

We are a world-class, research-intensive university, delivering excellence and impact that is changing and saving lives.

Our research ranked top in the UK for influencing innovation (Nature Index 2017).

The University of Dundee is the first university in Scotland – and only the third in the UK – to receive a Gold Engage Watermark in recognition of our commitment to public engagement.

We continually strive to translate our research into practical outputs that improve quality of life and the environment.

Please note that some studentships are applicable to UK nationals/UK resident applicants only, others are open to UK, EU and international candidates.

Our research community thrives on the diversity of students and staff which helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for postgraduate research. We welcome applications from all talented individuals and are committed to widening access to those who have the ability and potential to benefit from higher education.

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Over 130 research project opportunities – including PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships at the University of Dundee

Successful applicants will be aligned to a relevant academic School, which will provide an outstanding quality experience, supporting the postgraduate research journey with access to professional and personal development.

“I enjoy working independently but having access to highly skilled and knowledgeable individuals is an incredibly powerful resource to bolster the remarkable work we all do at Dundee.”

Karen Westland, postgraduate researcher at the University of Dundee

How to Apply

We strongly advise you to contact the named project supervisor in advance of submitting your application. Instructions for application are included on each project page.

Your application should include:

  • Your contact information
  • a personal statement
  • a copy of your CV

Closing Date

  • For self-funded PhD projects, applications are accepted all year round with three annual intake periods in September, January, and May.
  • For funded PhD projects, please refer to the date published on the project’s webpage.

Available Projects

You will find more details on these exciting funded and self-funded opportunities, as well as details of how to apply and contacts for more information, by clicking on the project link below. Applications are welcome on any of the research topics.

View all available projects