Postgraduate research studentships

Do you need funding for a research degree? 

We offer a wide variety of studentships throughout the year - simply take a look at the projects below to see which ones you'd like to apply for. Please check the advert carefully to see how much funding you'll be eligible for.

Faculty of Science and Engineering

There are no postgraduate research studentships available in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at this time. Please do check back regularly for future opportunities. 

Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

There are no postgraduate research studentships available in the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences at this time. Please do check back regularly for future opportunities.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities 

There are no postgraduate research studentships available in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at this time. Please do check back regularly for future opportunities.

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry 

MPhil/PhD studentship opportunity in the Peninsula School of Medicine:

Project title:  Identification of novel biomarkers and drug targets in genetically stratified meningiomas

Reference: PUPSMD-16-17-017

Closing date: 31 October 2017

Mode of attendance: Full or part time

Further information on this studentship and how to apply 

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MPhil/PhD studentship opportunity in the Peninsula School of Medicine:

Project title: Targeting macrophages in schwannoma and meningioma tumours

Reference: PUPSMD-17-18-003

Closing date: 31 October 2017

Mode of attendance: Full or part time

Further information on this studentship and how to apply 


Faculty of Business 

There are no postgraduate research studentships available in the Faculty of Business at this time. Please do check back regularly for future opportunities.

Santander scholarships

Applications for the 2016/2017 cycle are now closed - undergraduate and postgraduate students, and in some cases staff, are welcome to apply.

Scholarships include funding for research projects, initiatives to promote volunteering and the development of employability skills.

Find out more about the scholarships