School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Postgraduate Research

Postgraduate Research Degrees

We offer you a wide range of PhDs, MPhils and MRes degrees across the natural and environmental sciences. We also offer many funded studentships you can apply for.


Funded studentships for our science PhDs and other research degrees

We have a variety of funded PhD studentships available that you can apply for. Funding is available from the Natural Environment Research Council through a number of doctoral training partnerships we're involved with.

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan Scheme

The Postgraduate Doctoral Loan is available for English and non-UK EU students undertaking a doctoral degree in the 2018-19 academic year. 

The scheme is a non-means tested loan of up to £25,000 and is considered as a contribution towards your tuition fees and living expenses.

The loan can also be combined with independent sources of funding, such as university funding, employer funding or charity and trust funding.