Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Focus in on your passions with our Postgraduate Research programmes

LJMU is highly regarded for delivering pioneering research and engaged scholarship that provides solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing society today. Study with us and focus in on your passions, getting involved in worthwhile, world-changing research. You’ll be rewarded for your hard work as doors open to exciting career paths.

LJMU is a leading research-active institution with a solid and admirable reputation that collaborates across multi-disciplines with institutions from around the world. In the 2014 REF 100% of our submitted work was classed as internationally excellent in all subject areas in terms of research impact. We cater for a host of research interests, offering a wide range of opportunities in many different fields. And if you are interested in carrying out your own research, we offer MPhil and PhD programmes.

Research students form the bedrock of LJMU’s vibrant research community and make a valued contribution to the intellectual life of the University. As a research student at Liverpool John Moores University you have the opportunity to become part of a community which is delivering world-leading and internationally-excellent research right across the institution. You can expect to be supervised by leading or internationally renowned researchers, to work in state-of-the-art facilities and to receive excellent training and support via our dedicated Doctoral Academy.

Astrophysics Research Institute Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Department of Built Environment Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Department of Civil Engineering Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Department of Computer Science Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Liverpool Business School Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Liverpool School of Art and Design Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Liverpool Screen School Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Public Health Institute - Postgraduate Research Opportunities
School of Education Postgraduate Research Opportunities
School of Humanities and Social Science Postgraduate Research Opportunities
School of Law Postgraduate Research Opportunities
School of Natural Sciences and Psychology Postgraduate Research Opportunities
School of Nursing and Allied Health Postgraduate Research Opportunities
School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences Postgraduate Research Opportunities
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences Postgraduate Research Opportunities
School of Sport Studies, Leisure and Nutrition Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries
Application deadline:
Applications accepted at any time
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