Molecules to Product CDT

Become a leader and innovator in characterising and developing the next generation of chemical and material based products - Deadline: 17 April

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Fluid Dynamics CDT

Tackle fundamental and applied problems regarding fluid dynamics by joining our EPSRC-funded Centre for Doctoral Training - Deadline: 13 March

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PhD opportunities

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Research degrees

Research degrees

Whether you’re looking to begin an academic career or want to develop your skills and expertise for a career in industry, studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.

As well as a lead supervisor who’ll provide guidance and support on your project, you’ll also be associated with one of our research institutes, a small community with whom you’ll interact on a daily basis.


of our research has

either ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impact, latest REF

What is a PhD?

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PhD in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

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Xingtian Zhang
Student | PhD Mechanical Engineering
Pursuing an academic role involves a lot of curiosity, plenty of concentration and insistence, and continuous discovery, but it is full of self-achievement.