Research studentships at a world-leading institution Research studentships at a world-leading institution

Interested in postgraduate research degrees? Look no further - find out more about what to expect and why UEA is an excellent place to further your academic studies.

We are a top tier, research led university ranked in the World Top 100 for Research Excellence (Leiden Ranking 2016) and committed to making a substantial impact on the global challenges facing society. At UEA our postgraduate researchers have opportunities to work at the heart of active research teams, challenging boundaries and making real advances.

DISCOVER UEA | Undertaking a PhD or professional doctorate at UEA means you’ll be joining a university ranked 10th in the UK for the quality of our research outputs and one of the top universities for student satisfaction and experience.

Our Graduate Schools and prestigious Doctoral Training Partnerships provide specialist training and expertise to give you the academic and transferable skills you’ll need to enhance your prospects, whatever you choose to do next.


We welcome applications throughout the year - if you are interested in finding out more about postgraduate research studentships at UEA please complete this form and we'll be in touch.

FindAPhD LIVE! 2017 FindAPhD LIVE! 2017

Come and meet our friendly postgraduate research advisers at FindaPhd LIVE! and find out why UEA is an excellent place to start your research career: Oxford: Tuesday 31st October 2017 - Stand 30 | Cambridge: Wednesday 1st November 2017 - Stand 17 | Sheffield: Thursday 2nd November 2017 - Stand 6


Our research spans the global challenges we face today: from meeting the needs of an ageing population to understanding the unique and fragile environments we live in.

We seek to address these challenges through our pioneering and boundary-breaking research, all to help build a better, healthier world.

This is our vision, the question is what’s yours?

PhDs and Studentships