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 (Professional Doctorates) and February (all other Research Courses) 2021.
To request an application form for our Research Courses, please complete our application request form. Please ensure that you have identified a potential supervisor before requesting an application.