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The Vice Chancellor's PhD Studentships

Join a community where you can make a real-life impact. Choose to study on a research programme with us and from day one, you'll benefit from dedicated workspaces, high-quality facilities, and support from our experienced, research-active supervisors.

Our Vice Chancellor’s PhD Studentships include a fee waiver and stipend for three years, set at the level recommended by UK Research and Innovation.

Applications are now closed for 2020. We will advertise a new set of projects in January 2021 for a start date of September 2021.

If you would like to be contacted when we open applications, please email

Funding notes

Successful applicants for this project will receive a Vice Chancellor’s PhD Studentship which covers UK tuition fees and provides a UKRI equivalent minimum annual stipend for three years.

The award is subject to successful candidates meeting the studentship terms and conditions. Please note that the University asserts the right to claim any intellectual property generated by research it funds.

Download full terms and conditions