These are the deadlines for PhD studentships in the 2021/2022 recruitment year.

Details for each individual studentship can be found either via the course finder or on the studentship's host website.  

PhD and Studentship funding deadlines

PhD studentship

Application deadline
NRP Biosciences Doctoral Training Partnership 22 November 2021
Faculty of Science Studentships Competition 29 November 2021
AgriForwards Centre for Doctoral Training 31 December 2021
EDESIA: Plants, Food and Health (Wellcome PhD programme) 10 January 2022
Rotation PhD Programme in Plant and Microbial Sciences 10 January 2022
ARIES (NERC Doctoral Training Partnership) 12 January 2022
MMB DTP 17 January 2022
Leverhulme Critical Decade 19 January 2022
SeNSS DTP Studentships 25 January 2022
CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership To be confirmed
Faculty of Arts and Humanities PhD Studentships To be confirmed
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences PhD Studentships To be confirmed
Faculty of Social Sciences Studentships
- School of Economics
- Norwich Business School
To be confirmed
Faculty of Social Sciences PhD Studentships
- School of International Development
- School of Education and Lifelong Learning
- School of Law
- School of Psychology
To be confirmed
Faculty of Social Sciences Studentships
- School of Social Work
To be confirmed
CHASE Doctoral Awards (CDA) To be confirmed

 

PHD PROJECT DEADLINES

Additional deadlines for individual PhD projects both self-funded and funded can be found on the Postgraduate Research PhDs and Studentships in our course finder

SELF-FUNDED RESEARCH DEGREE START DATES AND DEADLINES

Start date Last date for submitting applications
  Home International
1 February 2022 30 November 2021 30 September 2021
1 June 2022 31 March 2022 31 January 2022
1 October 2022 31 July 2022 31 May 2022

 

Please note that not all of the start dates are available for each school. Contact the Postgraduate Research Service for more information.

The School of International Development only has an October start date. 

School of International Development - last date for submitting applications
Start Date Home  International
1 October 2022 31 July 2022 31 May 2022

 

The EdD has a start date every other year. The next start date will be in October 2022.

Professional Doctorates
Course title Application deadline
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (ClinPsyD)

17 November 2021

Applications for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology are made through the Leeds Clearing House

Doctorate in Educational Psychology (EdPsyD)

17 November 2021

Applications for the Doctorate in Educational Psychology funded places are made through the Association of Educational Psychologists

Doctor of Education (EdD) 20 June 2022
Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care (ProfD HaSC) Date in 2023 to be confirmed
Doctor of Medicine (MD) The MD has three available start dates. Please see the self-funded application deadline table for details