Pursue your PhD at the Original Redbrick

Join us for your PhD and undertake world-changing research at a world-class university. We offer a wide range of funding opportunities and a supportive academic environment where you'll get training and development tailored to you.

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Find a studentship

We're recruiting now for self-funded and funded PhD studentships in all three of our faculties.

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Why choose Liverpool?

With renowned academics and a reputation for world-leading research, there's no better place to pursue your PhD.

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Fees, funding and postdoctoral loans

How to fund your PhD and get help to cover your fees and costs with a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan of up-to £27,892.

Be part of a community of leading researchers

Our Doctoral Training Programmes provide collaborative opportunities for the next generation of researchers.


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Postgraduate Researcher Experience Team

Our Postgraduate Researcher Experience Team (PRET) offers support to postgraduate researchers at the University of Liverpool.