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Research Degrees - Application Links

Apply now to start your Research degree

We accept new research students on 1 October and 1 February each year (or 1 January, for professional doctorates only). Please ensure that before completing your application using the links below, that you have spoken to the appropriate Research Lead to determine whether we would be able to support your area of Research.

Deadlines for applications are as follows:

  • For an October start date, applications must be submitted by 1 July.
  • For a February start date, applications must be submitted by 1 November. This excludes Institute for Social Justice Bursary applications.


We are now accepting applicants for January 2022 (Professional Doctorates) and October 2021 (all other Research Courses).

To apply for a Research Degree, please use our Course Search to begin an application for your chosen Research Course.

After creating an application login, please select 'Postgraduate Research' and your area of study to view and access all available application links.

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