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

Project title: Production of volatile nitrogen by marine algae: implications of a changing nutrient balance

Closing date: 9 January 2018

Start date: October 2018

Mode of attendance: Both full-time and part-time study are possible

Further information on this studentship and how to apply


MSc/MPhil/PhD studentship - The South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) 

Project title: Human geography

Closing date: 30 January 2018

Start date: 1 October 2018

Mode of attendance: Full time

Further information on this studentship and how to apply

Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

MSc/MPhil/PhD studentship - The South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP)

Project title: Psychology 

Closing date: 30 January 2018

Start date: 1 October 2018

Mode of attendance: Full time

Further information on this studentship and how to apply

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry 

Two PhD studentships available full-time or part-time within PUPSMD. Applicants may apply for one or more of the three projects listed below. A selection process will then take place, with the top two candidates being awarded the funding.  

Project title:  Modernising cognitive assessment

Project reference:  PUPSMD-17-18-010

Director of Studies:  Dr William Lee

Closing date: 28 January 2018

Start date: 01 April 2018

Mode of attendance:  Both full-time and part-time study are possible

Further information on this studentship and how to apply

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Project title: Assessment and monitoring of treatment fidelity in a complex intervention 

Director of Studies: Professor Adrian Taylor

Project reference:  PUPSMD-17-18-012

Closing date: 28 January 2018

Start date: 01 April 2018

Mode of attendance: Both full-time and part-time study are possible

Further information on this studentship and how to apply

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Project title: Evaluation of equity-oriented research priority setting exercises in oral health research  

Director of Studies: Dr Mona Nasser

Project reference:  PUPSMD-17-18-011

Closing date: 28 January 2018

Start date: 01 April 2018

Mode of attendance: Both full-time and part-time study are possible

Further information on this studentship and how to apply

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.

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