PhD Opportunities

PhD Opportunities

Opportunities are available throughout the Faculty to undertake supervised research at doctoral level. Further information about each of our research themes can be found on this site, along with contact details for the lead academic.

Research Studentships

UCLan advertises a range of funding schemes for postgraduate research at various times through the year. These include the University’s own studentships and bursaries and those from external organisations, including the Research Councils, the NHS, commerce and industry.
Further information can be found on the UCLan Studentships webpage.

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan

Student Finance England offer a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan to help towards course and living costs while studying a postgraduate Doctoral course. It’s paid directly to the student and isn’t based on their household income. More information can be found on the Student Finance England website.