Pursue your research passions!

The Postgraduate Research Academy is a one-stop-shop for all postgraduate research students delivering an outstanding student experience from application to graduation. The Academy is forward thinking and seeks to enhance skills and opportunities for students whilst providing a cutting edge research environment.

Our research degree programmes are ideal if you want to; pursue a career in academia, improve your employment prospects, develop your skills in a chosen professional career or simply want to follow a programme of research based on your own personal interests. Whatever the reason studying a postgraduate research degree will give you a sense of personal achievement. 

All the information on these pages can be found in our brochure for Postgraduate Research Degrees.

Ready to apply? Find out how to submit your application to join our thriving community of Research students!

Your application

How to Apply

You'll need to put together a detailed research proposal, bringing together your ideas into a coherent form. Guidance is available here.

When you have completed your research proposal and identified a first and second choice of supervisor, you can submit an application online, or download an application form to apply by post.

Please note that we advise that you contact us before submitting your application. We can identify appropriate supervisors and, if necessary, work with you to refine your proposal.

For further information  on our postgraduate research programmes or if you wish to speak to a relevant member of academic staff then please contact Mrs Maria Davis, telephone +44(0) 1792 295309 or email CHHS Postgraduate Research Academy

Fees and Funding

The current fees for research degrees are listed here. These fees are revised each year and you are encouraged to check this page regularly for the latest figures.

Scholarships and bursaries are periodically available. Whenever funding is available, all opportunities are advertised here.

In addition to tuition fees and living expenses most studies will also incur a further element of cost throughout your research. This could take the form of travel costs, hospitality to run a focus group, conference fees etc. You should spend some time considering what other costs you may need to fund when designing your research proposal.