We are the UK’s fastest-growing research university1 and we are looking for the brightest and best postgraduate researchers to continue with us on our journey.

Over this Autumn/Winter we have over 100 funded PhD studentships across a wide range of subject areas.

Why the University of Exeter for your PhD?

Find out more and apply for a PhD studentship today


We’d love to meet you this Autumn/Winter at an event. You can see where we will be on our website, including the Postgraduate Studentships PhD Funding Fair in London on 2nd December 2019.

1 based on research income between 07/08 to 16/17 (187% growth over period, £24.5m to £70.2m). Excludes R&D tax credits income

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

Application deadlines vary by award. Please check individual project descriptions for details.

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Funding Notes

Funding applies to:

EU applicants (including UK)

International students (small number of schemes)

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