Study with world-class academics in the physical and life sciences. With a science PhD from Sheffield, you'll get the skills to tackle global health, environmental and technological challenges.

Poster Day shines spotlight on PhD research

PhD students from across science at the University of Sheffield showcased the strength and breadth of their research at the first Science Graduate School Poster Day.

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PhD opportunities in Science at Sheffield

The Science Graduate School is your route to a PhD in science from the University of Sheffield. We'll help you find the postgraduate research project that's right for you.

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Projects

Dozens of PhD projects are available through our academic departments and Centres for Doctoral Training. Students work in specialist research groups with top scientists and get access to fantastic training opportunities, so they can build a great career.

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Funding

Many of our PhD projects come fully funded. If your project comes without funding, we can help you find other ways to finance it and see which options are available to you. We are also happy to hear from you if you are funding your PhD yourself.

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Apply

There are a few steps you need to take when you apply for your PhD. Find out what you need to know before you complete our postgraduate online application form.

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