Postgraduate Research degrees at Scotland’s first University – apply now

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The University of St Andrews is one of the most research-intensive universities in the UK and we pride ourselves on the quality of the research we produce. If you are looking for a deep research based degree that will help you achieve your academic and professional goals St Andrews might be the place for you.

Our academic schools did exceptionally well in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) and our staff are very much research active, striving constantly towards new developments and progress. As a result, our staff and our graduates have impacted the world in a large variety of ways, some of which you can read about on our website in our recent case studies and areas of research.

We are always looking for pioneering individuals with a drive and passion to chase new developments and add further depth to their fields of study. Get involved and immerse yourself in a research-based degree at St Andrews, and lead the next breakthrough in your area of study.

Full information on how to apply to St Andrews as a PhD student can be found on our website.

Funding and scholarships

There are a number of different research scholarships available which can help fund all or part of your studies. Full information on all of these can be found on our website.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International students.

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