How to apply

Please note that as of 12 noon on Friday 9th March 2018, this programme is closed to further applications for the 2018 intake.  It may reopen for applications on 1st May, if places are available.

Before submitting a full application for a position on the programme, Oxford candidates are required to send a copy of their most recent CV via e-mail to You will then be guided as to how to make a formal application to the programme via the relevant online application system used by Oxford. To find out more about course entry via the University of Nottingham please apply via Nottingham's online system at Note that students are allowed to apply to both institutions, in which case you may receive offers from Oxford and Nottingham and would then need to choose (when accepting your offer) which institution to select as your doctoral institution.

For further information and instructions as to how to make a full application, please see the sub-menus under this tab.