Projects, topics & supervisors
World-leading research takes place here every day. Explore current topics, and find PhD projects and supervisors.
An introduction to postgraduate research
Fees and funding
Find out the costs of doing a PhD and explore sources of funding, including scholarships.
Research with impact
We have a global reputation for pioneering research that makes a difference around the world.
The application process
How to apply
Find out about the key steps in the application process and then use our online application form to apply for your postgraduate research.
The 2014 Research Excellence Framework puts Sheffield in the top 10 per cent of UK universities.
Centres for doctoral training
Innovative research training
Our Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) combine cohort-based training with research that addresses global challenges and advances our understanding of the world.
Research at Sheffield
Bringing great minds together
As a PhD student at Sheffield you are part of a community of outstanding, inspiring researchers.
Whatever your goals, we can support you with award-winning specialist training, careers advice and mentoring.