Further information


There is a range of ways in which PhD students can fund their studies, including:

  • Hallam studentships - SHU funds bursaries across the University each academic year and CRESR usually is able to access a small number of these competitive awards. The next recruitment process for these bursaries, for which fees are available to UK citizens and EU nationals only, will begin in November 2017, with a deadline at the end of January. See University studentships
  • White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership scholarships. As part of the WRDTP, CRESR nomiates exceptional PhD applicants fro these prestigious ESRC-funded scholarships. See Research Degrees website
  • through supporting an approach to funders
  • or by self-funding their studies

Typical costs

The fees for undertaking a PhD in CRESR are currently:  

  • Full-time Home/ EU students £4,195 per year
  • Full-time Overseas (based in the UK) students £12,400 per year
  • Part-time Home/ EU students £2,098 per year
  • Part-time Overseas (based in the UK) students: £6,200 per year

For students securing bursaries (Home/EU students only) fees are covered by the award.

Find out more

If you wish to discuss any aspect of studying with CRESR, in the first instance please contact Sadie Parr on +44 (0)114 225 3073.

Get in touch

For further information please contact Will Eadson at or call 0114 225 4173.

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