Students come from all over the world to study for their PhD in one of our world-class research groups. Find out about current PhD opportunities, how to get in touch if you have your own idea for a project, and what funding opportunities are available to you.
We're ranked UK number one for biomedical research and top five for biological research (REF 2014).
Some of the projects below come with specific funding (for example, from a research council or Centre for Doctoral Training) to cover your tuition fees and living expenses.
If you have your own idea for a project, you can find a potential supervisor by visiting our research pages. Contact a member of academic staff to find out about PhD opportunities in their area.
If you would like any more information or have any questions, please contact us.
Animal and Plant Sciences
Telephone: +44(0) 114 222 4376
Telephone: +44 (0)114 222 2319
Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Telephone: +44 (0)114 222 2750
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