Postgraduate research studentships

Do you need funding for a research degree? 

We offer a wide variety of studentships throughout the year – simply take a look at the projects below to see which ones you'd like to apply for. Please check the advert carefully to ensure you are eligible and what funding and support is available.

Please see our University Research Studentship guidelines for information on our recruitment and admissions processes, as well as policy for studentship holders.

Faculty of Science and Engineering

MPhil/PhD studentships - ARIES (Advanced Research and Innovation in the Environmental Sciences) PhD opportunities - starting October 2019.

Closing date:  8 January 2019, 11.59pm (UK time)

Start date: 1 October 2019

Further information on these studentships and how to apply

MSc/MPhil/PhD studentship – The South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) 

Project title: Human geography

Closing date: 29 January 2019

Start date: 1 October 2019 

Mode of attendance: Full time

Further information on this studentship and how to apply

Faculty of Arts and Humanities 

There are no postgraduate research studentships available in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at this time. Please do check back regularly for future opportunities.

Faculty of Business 

There are no postgraduate research studentships available in the Faculty of Business at this time. Please do check back regularly for future opportunities.

Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

MSc/MPhil/PhD studentship – The South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP)

Project title: Psychology 

Closing date: 29 January 2019

Start date: 1 October 2019 

Mode of attendance: Full time

Further information on this studentship and how to apply

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 

There are no postgraduate research studentships available in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at this time. Please do check back regularly for future opportunities.

Postgraduate research degrees

Find out more about the research degrees we offer, our areas of expertise and supervision, details of tuition fees and loans, and how to apply.

You will join a vibrant, supportive and forward-thinking community, that is committed to meeting global challenges in creative and imaginative ways.

Explore the opportunities available to you