Over 100 funded PhD studentships across a wide range of subjects

Postgraduate Opportunities at the University of Exeter

University of Exeter


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

Over this Autumn/Winter, we are making available over 100 funded PhD studentships across a wide range of subject areas.

Why the University of Exeter for your PhD?

• 98% of our research is of international quality with world-leading research in all subject areas
• 22,000 students from 178 countries and our international collaborations span a range of disciplines and countries
• Strong postgraduate research culture and support through our Doctoral College, Doctoral Training Partnerships and Great West 4 partnership.

Find out more and apply for a PhD studentship today

Visit us at our postgraduate open days

The University is exhibiting at the Postgraduate Studentships PhD Funding Fair in London on 5th December 2018.

*Between 2006/7 – 2015/16, the University saw the greatest rise in research income compared to all other Russell Group universities

Funding information

Funding applies to:
EU applicants (including UK)

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

How to apply

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

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