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University of Birmingham PhD opportunties

An original "redbrick" university and founding member of the Russell Group, the University of Birmingham is a truly vibrant, global community. Enrol on one of our postgraduate courses and you'll work alongside world-leading academics in a diverse, multi-cultural community of over 14,000 postgraduate students from 150 countries.

We work to provide the best possible teaching, research facilities and support services to ensure our postgraduates reach the peak of their potential. We encourage our students to push forward the boundaries of knowledge and make an impact on people's lives. Join us and you will stand out in the competitive global job market.

Careers and employability

Our success in developing our postgraduate community was just one of the reasons that the University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year for Graduate Employment in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015-16, just two years after being named University of the Year in 2013-14.

Find a research opportunity

With over 600 taught programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from, we have one of the most extensive postgraduate course portfolios in the UK.

You can search for PhD opportunities, funding and potential supervisors at the University of Birmingham through the Doctoral ReSEARCHer database.

Funding and scholarships

To help you realise your potential, we have invested £25 million in postgraduate student support and scholarships to enable the most talented postgraduate students from across the world to realise their potential with us.

Search our latest scholarships using the postgraduate funding database.

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University of Birmingham PhD opportunties

Learn more about the Birmingham experience by downloading our award-winning Doctoral Research Prospectus or our new 2016 Postgraduate Prospectus. Request a postgraduate prospectus now.

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Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 5005

Postgraduate Mentor Scheme

If you would like help and advice from a student perspective, the Postgraduate Mentor Scheme gives prospective students the opportunity to ask any questions to our current postgraduate students and alumni. Please feel free to ask them questions via our online Postgraduate Mentor Scheme.

Visit our Postgraduate Virtual Open Days page.

You can visit our postgraduate platform for live events throughout the year, where you can watch subject interviews and presentations and ask our staff, current students and alumni questions about their own experiences of postgraduate study and the programmes they have studied.

Sign up for our forthcoming virtual open days for reminders on our subject-specific virtual events and to receive more information about the University of Birmingham.

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