Postgraduate study

Doctoral study

Doctoral studies - mostly classified as PhDs - are for people who will often have completed a postgraduate masters degree and want to undertake a period of highly specialised independent research training.

Is a PhD for me?

Studying a PhD can be the start of an academic career, or can help you develop invaluable skills for a professional career.

PhD degree structure

A PhD will normally take three years of full time study, culminating in the submission of a thesis.

Finding a PhD supervisor

If you are interested in starting a PhD, you need to find a research topic, contact a potential supervisor, then apply online.

Professional doctorates

Professional doctorates are aimed at working professionals who have advanced research interests, and would like to use applied research to solve problems in their field.