How to apply
To apply for a thesis-based MPhil or PhD, or Professional Doctorate, you need to submit a brief research proposal or statement of research interests and your CV.
Download our enquiry packs to find out more information about applying for a research degree
The proposal enables us to assess your suitability for higher degree work, including:
- viability of the topic as a research study,
- clarity of the topic,
- methodology and the practicalities required for a research degree,
- the most appropriate supervisor(s) to be appointed.
Go to the full research degree enquiry pack (pdf, 66 kb)
or professional doctorate enquiry pack (pdf, 50 kb)
for further information.
To apply for a PhD by Published Work you will need to submit details of your research career and research interests, a list of your published work, indicating the published work on which the submission is anticipated to be based, and a brief CV to help us to assess your suitability for the programme and to allocate a suitable supervisor to you.
Go to the full PhD by published work enquiry pack (pdf, 66 kb)
for further information on this programme.