How to apply

Instructions and FAQs on applying to study for a PhD with the Information School.


This page explains how to apply for a standard PhD in the Information School, using your own research project. Once you have received your offer you can use it to apply for competitive funding (where you compete with other offer-holders to gain a scholarship).

There is often a different process for pre-funded projects, where you apply to a project which already has funding attached. To find out more see our scholarships page.

If you have any queries regarding the application procedure, please email

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