Study and events

Learn alongside Museum scientists in our range of courses

We offer courses for different abilities, so if you are a postgraduate student looking for further study opportunities, a professional looking to upskill or someone who wants to learn more about our work, we have a range to choose from.

In this hub, you can find opportunities for PhD and Masters courses, hear stories from current students, and learn about student events at the Museum. 

Studying at the Museum gives you access to the collections, cutting-edge research, public engagement opportunities, skills training and education. 

Postgraduate study

We offer a range of Masters courses and PhD research projects in partnership with other leading institutions and universities.

Science training

Training courses designed for graduate students and professionals taught by Museum scientists.

Public courses

Our expert-led public short courses will give you the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research from Museum scientists.

Conferences and seminars

Organised events and seminars to discuss the big ideas in science.


Postgraduate showcase

Find out about opportunities for postgraduate study at our showcase event on 29 November 2023.

Apply for a PhD project

We are currently advertising for a range of PhD opportunities in collaboration with universities across the UK.

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The Graduate Centre

Coordinating Masters and PhD programmes and student administration.

Why study at the Museum?

We help train over 100 postgraduate students from different universities.

Stories from our students

Hear from the students about what it's like studying at the Museum.