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100 PhD Studentships at Northumbria University

UK Top 50 for research power. World-leading research in every area. (Research Excellence Framework 2014)

Northumbria is ranked among the top 250 universities worldwide for research citations, and is in the world's top 150 universities aged 50 years or under. (THE World University Rankings)

Northumbria's reputation for developing world-class research that drives remarkable impact continues to grow, providing more opportunities for you.

As part of our continued commitment to research excellence, we are offering up to 100 funded PhD studentships, to commence from October 2019, open to exceptional applicants worldwide, including AHRC, ESRC and NERC funded studentships.

PLEASE NOTE: the application deadline for these studentships has now closed. To see our current list of postgraduate degree opportunities, click here.

These opportunities are available across all faculties:

  • Arts, Design and Social Sciences
  • Business and Law
  • Engineering and Environment
  • Health and Life Sciences

As part of the University's developing research strategy, we are growing research in a number of multidisciplinary research themes.

Many of the available studentships are aligned to these themes, giving students the opportunity to be involved in areas of activity addressing societal and global challenges. More information relating to the research themes is available on our website here.

For further details of the studentship opportunities, see the links above.

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