Postgraduate research

We offer postgraduate research programmes and studentships in almost 40 diverse subject areas across our four Schools.

Our research embraces disciplines as diverse as business, arts, languages and cultures, environment, education and development, and social sciences.

We’re always looking to make an impact with everything we do, with a shared ambition to always do better.

The admissions and funding award deadlines for September 2024 entry have now passed. A January 2025 start date is available for selected programmes in the School of Social Sciences and the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures. The deadline to submit your programme application for January 2025 entry is 30 September 2024.

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