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Research degrees

Apply for postgraduate research degrees

Our degrees offer you the opportunity to explore innovative ways to tackle major social, economic and cultural problems.

We are committed to the pursuit of excellence through learning, and our supervisors will support you to develop your existing knowledge and skills to make a difference in your professional field.

With our support, you can focus on your area of expertise and can be jointly supervised by our academics and a collaborating partner, if you are working in partnership with an external organisation.

We offer workshops available via our Virtual Learning Environments and electronic and physical access to our campus library.

Explore our research degrees

offers a wide range of postgraduate research degrees, from the MPhil/PhD to the Doctor of Professional Studies (DProf) to shorter degrees such as Doctorates by Public Works and the MA/MSc by Research. Each programme is suited to different needs and applicants’ backgrounds but is governed by the same rigorous quality standards.

Professional Doctorates

Visiting Postgraduate Researchers