Make the world a better place. Apply now for a PhD or research degree at Edge Hill

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At Edge Hill University, we know what it means to make a difference. For us it’s about more than education. It’s about empowering individuals. It’s creating an environment where you can thrive. It’s expanding knowledge through exceptional research to help change lives and unlock potential. Research that we want you to be part of that opens doors to change and paves the way for a better future.

Modern University of the Year

Our recent success as Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 underlines our defining ethos of ‘creating opportunity through knowledge’. That’s why we’ve invested more than £300m in our award-winning campus and specialist facilities over the last decade to help drive our mission forward and grow our ambitious research community.

Make the world a better place with research that counts

Our forward-thinking research spans a whole host of areas and brings together researchers from a range of disciplines into three research institutes:

With everything we do, we strive to make a difference. You’ll be involved in research that matters working on insights that have a far-reaching impact for society, culture and the economy. More than half of the University’s research is classed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

Scholarships and financial support

The Government is offering doctoral loans worth up to £27,892 to help eligible PhD students embarking on research programmes. You can also apply for a Graduate Teaching Assistant studentship, fully funded by the university. Visit our website for further details.

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants.

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