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Doing a PhD at Birmingham City University

Everything you need to know about what it's like to do a PhD, how to apply and what opportunities are currently on offer.

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Things to consider 

There's a lot to think about before undertaking a PhD, so we've listed some of the things you might want consider and give advice from our researchers.

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Funded opportunities

Birmingham City University lists all their current research opportunities and funding schemes online. See if your project fits one of the listed studentships.

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PhD Blog

Hear from our former and current doctoral researchers on what studying a PhD is like, from career and collaboration opportunities to effective time management.


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Midlands4Cities Doctoral Studentships
AHRC-funded research opportunities in a variety of arts and humanities disciplines