Postgraduate Research

Where better to start your career in research than here at Hull, one of the UK’s leading research universities1?

  • Funded opportunities

    See our latest funded PhD opportunities. Many of our projects are interdisciplinary and in collaboration with industry.
  • Doctoral College

    The Doctoral College provides dedicated support to postgraduate research students. Offering skills development and dedicated facilities, the school is here to help you achieve your potential.
  • Our research

    Flooding. Plastics. Pollution. Energy. Sometimes the challenges seem almost insurmountable. Some are big, some small; some local and some global. But problems only exist to be solved.

“I have developed as a person and this study has opened up many desirable career opportunities that I didn’t have before.”

Timea Tallodi, PhD in Workplace Mediation

“I have grown more confident in my ability to undertake quality research because of the training I received at Hull. I feel a sense of accomplishment having finished my MSc, and I look forward to my PhD.”

Samson Shittu, MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Schools and faculties

Funding your studies

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Postgraduate Training Scheme

Benefit from free events like the Thesis Boot Camp. Joining other PhD students at Hull, sessions include motivational talks, goal setting and strategies to help you get over that final hurdle, or kick-start your writing progress.

The library has an exclusive lounge for postgraduate research students and a dedicated skills team to provide a wide range of study and research skills help.

The Doctoral College runs a regular postgraduate writing support group, designed to help all of our research students make progress with academic writing. There are various exercises to get involved in, or you can come along and just write.

Thinking of applying, but don’t know where to start with your research proposal? See our top tips for writing a good research proposal

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1 REF 2021

2 2023 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey for Postgraduate Research