If you're looking for a postgraduate research opportunity, then Falmouth offers a wide range of research degrees and doctoral studentships.
Our multi-disciplinary research is committed to shaping solutions for societal change through innovation, technology, creativity and the arts. You can apply for a research degree at Falmouth by either responding directly to one of our Doctoral Project briefs or by submitting a project idea of your own.
Find further information below about current research opportunities at Falmouth.
Doctoral Project briefs
We invite MPhil and PhD project proposals that respond to our Doctoral Project briefs. Each of our Doctoral Project briefs is aligned with our overarching Research & Innovation strategy and reflect our priority areas of research interest. Doctoral Project briefs are expressed in the form of challenges and have been designed to elicit a range of creative responses.
Applicants responding to any of our Doctoral Project briefs are eligible to be considered for a fully funded studentship for enrolment in September 2020 and September 2021.
Studentships are available to both UK and International students applying for a research degree at Falmouth.
Get in touch
If you have any questions or would like to be kept up to date with future opportunities, simply send us your email and we'll contact you when opportunities arise.
Falmouth offers both theoretical and practice-based research programmes leading to a PhD or MPhil.
How to Apply for a Research Degree
Whether you’re applying for a MPhil or PhD research degree, find out about the key stages of the application process.
Doctoral Project Briefs
We invite MPhil and PhD project proposals that respond to a doctoral project brief.
Falmouth Doctoral Studentships
You can apply for a fully-funded Falmouth Doctoral Studentship as part of your research degree application.
Falmouth's research and innovation programmes use transdisciplinary approaches. Explore programmes and associated projects here
MPhil & PhD Programme Structure
Explore the programme structure of an MPhil or PhD research degree.