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Postgraduate Opportunities

We welcome students interested in taught and research courses.

Newcastle University is an excellent choice for your postgraduate study. Whether you are interested in extended your subject knowledge or gaining an edge in the job market. We offer taught and research programmes at Masters level as well PhD opportunities. Use the information on the University pages to find out which degree is right for you.

You can also explore all our courses with our degree finder.

Our centre is keen to train the research leaders of tomorrow and will support your academic research and personal development throughout your time with us. Find out more about the  we offer. 


MPhil, PhD and MD Research

If you join us as a Doctoral level researcher, you will have the opportunity to contribute to world-leading research.

You'll work under the supervision of senior scientists and other leading academics.

Many of our students work within multi-disciplinary teams. This means you will enjoy collaboration with researchers from other fields.

You will receive the support of:

  • postdoctoral researchers
  • fieldworkers
  • data managers
  • statisticians
  • study coordinators
  • technical
  • administrative staff 


Funding your postgraduate study is an important area. You can find a complete funding guide on the Newcastle University Postgraduate pages.

If you have funding from your home institution or government, please get in touch to find out more about our health research vacancies.

Below are details of two funding opportunities that Healthier Lives PhD projects can apply for.

Current Vacancies

We currently have no current vacancies.

We'll share any future opportunities on this page. Please check back for updates.