PhD study in the School of English

Funding your PhD

There are a number of funding opportunities available for PhD researchers. Applications for funding are open now.

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Postgraduate Open Day

Carry on a subject you love or try something new. Enjoy studying at a top-100, research-active, Russell Group university. Visit us on 21 November to find out more.

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Join the next generation of scholars

We have a global reputation for our research. Join our rigorous research community as a PhD student and start making a difference.

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School of English

Our research ethos underpins a stimulating and dynamic environment in which to study. Here's why you should study with us.

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Students in the School of English
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How to apply

A step-by-step guide to apply for your PhD with us.

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Supporting you

Our PhD students are active researcher in a thriving research community. They participate in research seminars and workshops to support their research. They develop advanced research skills and important transferable skills. These attributes help our graduates succeed both within and beyond the academy.

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Welcome to doctoral study at Sheffield
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Research communities and networks
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