PhD study

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

Meet our students

Find out from our PhD students what it's like to live, study and work in Sheffield. 

Why you should study with us


We invest heavily in PhD study. Scholarships from the University of Sheffield and other sources help new postgraduate research students cover their tuition fees and living expenses.

PhD scholarships

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Questions and answers for prospective students