Step 1: investigate our areas of teaching and research expertise...
We are committed to enabling our students to develop the skills and connections required to make exceptional scholars and enter fulfilling careers.
Visit the individual research groups, and school and department pages to find out more about courses, careers and funding.
We have numerous research groups, many of which are interdisciplinary:
More than 97 per cent of our research is of international quality according to REF 2014, with 72 per cent graded as ‘world-leading’ or internationally excellent’.
Knowledge gained through our research converts directly into teaching material, ensuring that you are taught by the leading minds in their field.
What is your specialist subject?
Medievalist Dr Christina Lee and colleagues recently made the headlines with their AncientBiotics project.
A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA in an unusual research collaboration at The University of Nottingham.
More research news on the Arts and Humanities blogs
View our courses in the postgraduate online prospectus
View our areas of research supervision expertise
Step 2: see our study and research facilities and postgraduate services...
Arts postgraduate open day - Wednesday 29 November
Take a virtual tour
Step 3: check if you are eligible for funding...
Midlands3Cities PhD studentships:
the deadline for 2018 entry is 15 January 2018
Step 4: make your application...
Make sure you leave plenty of time to make your application, and look out for our application writing workshops. In many instances you will need to hold an offer of a place on your chosen course prior to submitting a funding application.
New applicants: how to apply
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Talk to us to find out more about postgraduate study.
+44 (0)115 951 5559
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For individual staff contact details please see the school/department or research group pages.