Research degrees

Otherwise known as a doctorate or PhD, allows you to conduct unique research for solving real-life issues. By choosing to study with us, you’ll not only be immersed in a research community which is supportive and nurturing, you’ll also have access to our rich research network. As one of England’s top 10 research-led universities (REF 2014), we’re renowned for our academic work and the benefit it brings to both society and our students’ learning. Apply now to join our inspiring community with opportunities to forge lasting links with industry, and undertake pioneering research in 100+ research centres, groups and institutes.