Up to 100 funded PhD studentships across all our subject areas

Postgraduate Opportunities at the University of Exeter

University of Exeter


The University of Exeter is at the forefront of universities worldwide and we are looking for talented researchers to join us on our journey of success.

From now and into early next year, we are making available up to 100 funded PhD studentships across all our subject areas.

World-leading research

• 98 per cent of our research is of international quality and world-leading research and impact in all subjects (REF 2014)
• At the forefront of global collaboration, actively supporting our staff and students to build working relationships with counterparts overseas

An exceptional PhD experience

• Exceptional support through our Doctoral Training partnerships, academic colleges and university-wide Doctoral College
• A dynamic and engaging atmosphere: 30% of academic staff are early career researchers
• Fantastic campuses within easy reach of the coast, moorland and countryside of Devon and Cornwall

Find out more about our funded PhD studentships available now for 2018 entry

‘I came to Exeter for the scientific environment and the local environment. You can have both here; excellent science and quality of life.’ Professor Murray Grant

Find out about our postgraduate open days

The University is exhibiting at the Postgraduate Studentships PhD Funding Fair in London on 4th December 2017 - find out more here

Funding information

Funding applies to:
EU applicants (including UK)