Apply for PhD, MPhil, or Professional Doctorate Degrees

You can submit your application online :

Applications are forwarded to the relevant academic School/Department for assessment. The assessment of your application can take up to twenty-eight days.

The School/Department may contact you for further information or to invite you for interview. Once the postgraduate tutor has made a decision, you will be informed whether or not your application has been successful.

If you have any enquiries regarding the application process, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Team:

Equal Opportunities in Admissions

The University's policy in considering applications is to use an assessment of the applicant's potential to achieve success as the criterion for selection. Admissions Tutors will therefore consider factors relevant to the applicant’s academic aptitude.

No applicant will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, social class, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, or ethnic or national origins.

Any conditions for entry to a course will only be imposed if justifiable on academic grounds.

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