NTU Doctoral School

Supporting research excellence, nurturing research talent

We support our research students by giving them access to a range of top-class facilities. We receive significant research funding which, together with our fully-funded studentships, reflects our commitment to building a sustainable academic community.

Research degrees

There are opportunities to study for research degree qualifications in all of our academic schools.

Doctorate Extension Scheme (DES)

The DES scheme allows PhD students who are nearing completion of their course to apply to stay in the UK for an additional 12 months to gain further experience in their field, look for work or develop plans to set up as an entrepreneur. Find out more about the DES and download the Intention to Apply form.

Go further for less

Have you graduated from an NTU undergraduate course since 2011? Apply for one of our postgraduate courses and you could get 25% off your fees – including MPhil / PhD study and Professional Doctorates. Terms and conditions apply.

Open events

Whether you've got a specific course in mind, or if you simply want to find out how a postgraduate course can improve your career prospects, attending an NTU Doctoral School Open Event can help you make those important decisions.