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PhD funding and financial support

Birkbeck is a research-intensive university, and we offer a range of competitively awarded PhD studentships funded by support from UK Research and Innovation, charities, government and external partners.

Find out below about current studentship opportunities, and other funding options such as doctoral loans and our flexible payment scheme.

STUDENTSHIPS EXPLAINED

Find out what studentships are, the funding they provide and other information about them.

SCHOOL OF ARTS MPHIL/PHD FUNDING 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, ECONOMICS AND INFORMATICS MPHIL/PHD FUNDING

Unfortunately, there are no School- or Department-based studentships currently available.

SCHOOL OF LAW MPHIL/PHD FUNDING 

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE MPHIL/PHD FUNDING 

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY MPHIL/PHD FUNDING 

GENERAL FUNDING AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT