Funding a PhD

Find out how you can fund your studies from a range of opportunities, including their monetary value, benefits and eligibility requirements.

Key Resources

NERC PhD Funding

Guide to NERC PhD Funding

Key Takeaways NERC’s Role and Impact: The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is a leading UK research council funding body,

EPSRC PhD Funding

Guide to EPSRC PhD Funding

If you’re a prospective PhD student seeking funding for your research, then look no further than the EPSRC. The Engineering

STFC PhD Funding

Guide to STFC PhD Funding

Introduction to STFC The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) holds an integral position within the United Kingdom’s research and

PhD Studentship Funding

PhD Studentships

Learn more about how PhD Studentships work in the UK and how you may be eligible for £15,609 towards funding your PhD programme.

How much does a PhD cost UK

How Much Does a PhD Cost in the UK?

The cost of a PhD can be divided into three key areas; tuition fees, living expenses and research expenditures. Learn more about what this can amount to.

Supporting Resources

Scientist - What are bench fees

Bench Fees: A Short Guide

A bench fee is an additional charge made to PhD students. It covers expenditures related to your research such consumables and travel; learn more here.

PhD degree salary

PhD Salary in UK – Explained

The salary of a PhD student is governed by 3 key factors: assisting in undergraduate teaching, part-time technician work, or have secured a stipend; learn more here.

PhD Advice

Gain valuable insight from our collection of exclusive interviews with both current and past PhD students. Learn from their best advice, personal challenges and career path after completing their doctorate.

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