PhD research degrees

The School offers postgraduate research opportunities leading to PhD degrees across the whole range of its research activities, with funding coming from a variety of sources, including national research councils, internal scholarships and industry.

Phd research student in the labPostgraduate students joining the School benefit from a thriving research community, expert supervision, dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to participate in research seminars and discussions with academic staff.  All postgraduate students are provided with dedicated workspaces and have access to excellent computing and laboratory facilities.

We offer the following research programmes:

PhD Research projects

The School has access to a number of NERC PhD studentships (at Home and EU fee level) to offer to doctoral researchers in the Environmental Health Sciences, Geosystems, Water Sciences research groups. GEES will also put forward candidates for projects in the Society, Economy and Environment and Centre for Urban and Regional Studies research groups for ESRC and AHRC studentships as appropriate.

View PhD project opportunites by research group.