Our doctoral training programmes are structured interdisciplinary programmes including taught courses and professional development training.


EPSRC - Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied Photonics

Comprising 100 academic research groups in five universities, we work with industry to deliver solutions to critical scientific and engineering problems and provide advanced technical and business training to future industrial research leaders.


BBSRC EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentship

Structured training and mentoring programme: High-level Bioscience and Generic Skills training. Aligns with the aims of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.


MRC PhD Doctoral Training Programme

We host an MRC PhD Doctoral Training Programme in Quantitative and Interdisciplinary approaches to biomedical science (QIBIOMED).


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GeoNetZero CDT in Geoscience and the Low Carbon Energy Transition

Established in 2013 with the aim of training the next generation of geoscientific and environmental researchers in oil and gas. 


Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (AHRC)

Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (AHRC)

The SGSAH AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership is a collaboration between the University of Dundee and other prestigious Scottish universities and specialist institutions. It offers a fully-funded PhD with stipend, a robust three and a half year training programme.


Scottish Graduate School of Social Science

Scottish Graduate School of Social Science

We welcome applications for fully-funded PhDs to 8 disciplinary pathways, as part of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (a Doctoral Training Partnership funded by ESRC).


Wellcome 4-Year PhD Programme

Gain research experience in a broad range of topics fitting within the remit of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Select your main project from a pool of some 40 well resourced laboratories.


China Scholarship Council (CSC) Programme

The University of Dundee, joint with the China Scholarship Council (CSC), is proud to be able to offer a scholarship programme for postgraduate research students.