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Research

University Graduate College: Enhancing the experience of Postgraduate Researchers

Types of research degree

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Research degrees involve an in-depth study of a specified field, normally over a period of two to three years.

We offer four types of research degree:

  1. PhD
  2. Professional Doctorates (EdD, DClinPsych, EngD etc)
  3. Medical Doctorates (MD)
  4. Research Masters (MPhil, MRes)

Opportunities for supervised research are available in all schools. Detailed information on each research degree can be found via the Course Finder.

The type of research you are engaged in will differ depending on whether you are studying within a lab-based science or within the humanities and social sciences.

Postgraduate