Prospective research students

Join a community of over 3,000 postgraduate researchers from all over the world. Our city is the perfect place to start your research career.

Why choose Bristol?

Our outstanding research profile is underpinned by the contribution of our postgraduate researchers and the support you will receive from the Bristol Doctoral College as well as your faculty, school, supervisor and research groups. Our supportive environment will help you achieve your research ambitions and excel in your chosen field.

You will gain amazing knowledge and experience at Bristol — plus you will be able to find a lot of different activities in which the University is involved. Studying at Bristol means you have a chance to work at an internationally renowned institution with experienced academic staff.

Gozde Burger (4th year PhD, Social Work)

Industrial and International Leverage Fund (IILF) PhD opportunities

Up to 20 PhD projects will be funded as part of the IILF. Find out more about these opportunities. 

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