Exceptional PhD projects for outstanding people – apply today

The University of Exeter is in the top 200 universities in the world*, a member of the Russell Group and the fastest-growing, fastest-rising research university in the UK.**

Our research is driven by the needs of industry and our work brings benefits to the wider world through its application.

We are looking for the next generation of outstanding PhD researchers to join our international research community, to help answer the questions of tomorrow, today.

We currently have a number of PhD project opportunities available spanning gender, communities, health and ageing, sustainability, renewables and engineering. The deadlines are fast approaching, so find out more about the individual projects available today.

* Top 150 THE World University Rankings 2017, top 50 Leiden 2017.

** Between 2006/7 – 2015/16, the University saw the greatest rise in research income compared to all other Russell Group universities.

Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries
Application deadline:
Applications accepted at any time
Please see our website for how to apply: