PhD Study

92% of our postgraduate research students said they were satisfied with their experience.

Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2015


Our social science and humanities research training, quality research opportunities, and high standards of physical infrastructure, including online access to newspapers and databases, attracts a range of outstanding students annually.

PhD Scholarships for 2017 entry now open!

We have a range of scholarships available through the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership, AHRC White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

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Student Experience

"The School of East Asian Studies is a unique interdisciplinary department welcoming students specialising in East Asia, and from a wide range of disciplines within the faculty of Social Sciences."

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Shinzo Abe Going All In on Improving Japan-Russia Ties

PhD student Dmitry Filippov writes his second article in The Diplomat about Japan-Russia relations. Image credit: Russian Presidential Press and Information Office

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