Postgraduate research funding opportunities

Your research

Any specific projects with funding associated which are currently available within the Faculty will be listed below. If you intend to create your own research plan you can explore our research areas to discover the themes and expertise relating to your field of study.


For information about postgraduate research degrees fees see the University’s research degree fees page.


There are many options available to help you fund your PhD, below are some of the options you may wish to research:

  • Check relevant Research Council websites. Every year the University receives for further information over £7m from the Research Councils to fund new postgraduate scholarships (both Masters and research)  
  • There are many trusts, charities and foundations that award partial funding for postgraduate study. There are huge numbers of applications for these sums of money, so you’ll need a strong case to make a successful application  
  • The University's postgraduate scholarships website gives you access to a searchable database of all University postgraduate research funding opportunities. School-specific scholarships are below.

School scholarships

Any school-specific scholarships which are available will be listed below.

You searched in School of Law (School of Law) and all types

Funding schemes

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
Brian Hogan Criminal Justice Fellowship Worldwide (International, UK and EU) 1st May 2019 23.59 GMT
School of Law Teaching and Research Training Scholarship UK and EU 1 May 2019
William Harrison Graduate Research Scholarship UK and EU 1 May 2019 23:59 GMT

Directly funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
Compliance with location monitoring (GPS) conditions in the criminal justice process UK and EU Friday 17 May 2019, 5pm (PhD application) / Friday 31 May 2019, 5pm (ESRC Scholarship application)
Exploring Applications of AI for Monitoring & Detecting Changing Crime Problems UK and EU 30 November 2018

Competition funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
WRoCAH funded Collaborative Doctoral Award with Corps Security: Military Service, Philanthropy and Security in Modern Britain: The Corps of Commissionaires, 1859 - 1973 UK and EU 10 December 2018