Postgraduate research opportunities

We are keen to invite excellent students across the world to join us in our research projects.

Find a course

The University of Surrey provides excellent interdisciplinary research and teaching opportunities in human and animal health. If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, please look at the interests of our schools' research departments and get in contact with an academic.

Funding opportunities

International fee scholarships 

We may be able to support you financially with your studies. The University is pleased to be able to offer the following:

  • Fee scholarships: We have 37 scholarships available to support talented international doctoral researchers. These awards consist of a scholarship to cover the difference between overseas and UK/EU tuition fees. Apply now.
  • 25 per cent partial fee scholarships: We have 14 scholarships to support prospective international PhD students. Successful applicants will benefit from a 25 per cent international tuition fee reduction. Apply now.

UGPN studentship joint-dual degree scheme 

You can receive a generous financial package and a PhD from both the University of Wollongong and the University of Surrey. Find out more

Other funding opportunities

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences welcomes China Scholarship Council (CSC) scholars to study on our PhD programmes.

Application Process

  • Identify your research project or area and a PhD supervisor
  • Contact our PGR admissions team

Please find more details about the CSC Scholarships on the China Scholarship Council website.

Commonwealth Scholarships for PhD and split-site PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developed Commonwealth countries (Australia, The Bahamas, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cyprus, Malta, and New Zealand).

These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), with the aim of supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.

For more information please visit the Commonwealth Scholarships website.

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences welcomes Commonwealth scholars to study on our PhD programmes.

Commonwealth Scholarships for PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries.

These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.

For more information please visit the Commonwealth Scholarships website.

Studentships at Surrey

Discover our current international studentship opportunities in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

Scholarships and fees

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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH