Postgraduate Research Degrees: PhD, MPhil and MD

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There are 89 research degrees available. Looking for a self-funded or fully funded PhD studentship or an MRes programme?

A

Accounting and Finance

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Available part time

Applied Health Research

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time
We have a track record of national and international collaboration in high quality research across a broad range of applied health research interests.

Archaeology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Architecture

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Archives and Records Management

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities

B

Biological Sciences (Biochemistry)

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Biological Sciences (Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour)

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Biological Sciences (Functional and Comparative Genomics)

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Biomedical Imaging and Biosensing

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Biostatistics

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

C

Cancer Biology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Cancer Medicine

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Cell Biology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Cellular and Molecular Physiology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Chemistry

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Available part time

Child Health

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Classics and Ancient History

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Clinical Psychology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Communication and Media

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Computer Science

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing
  • Available part time

Creative Writing

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Critical Care

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

E

Earth and Ocean Sciences

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Available part time

Ecology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Available part time

Economics

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Available part time

Egyptology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Electrical Engineering and Electronics

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning
  • Available part time

Engineering

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning
  • Available part time

English

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Epidemiology and Population Health

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Eye and Vision Sciences

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

F

Film Studies

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Food Security

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

French

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

G

Gastroenterology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Geography

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Available part time

German

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

H

Haematology and Leukaemia

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Health Services Research

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Hispanic Studies

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

History

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

I

Immunology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Infection and Global Health (Medical)

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Infection and Global Health (Veterinary)

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Infectious Diseases

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Irish Studies

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Italian

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

L

Latin American Studies

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Law

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Law
  • Available part time

M

Management

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Available part time

Mathematical Sciences

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing
  • Available part time

Medical Education

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Medical Microbiology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Medical Parisitology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Musculoskeletal Biology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Music

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

N

Neurobiology and Neurodegeneration

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Neurological Science

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

O

Obesity and Endocrinology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Ocular Oncology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

One Health

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Orthopaedic Biology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

P

Palliative Care

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Pancreatology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Pathology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Pharmacology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Philosophy

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Physics

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences
  • Available part time

Planning

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning
  • Available part time

Politics

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Primary Care

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Psychiatry

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Psychology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Public Health

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

R

Radiobiology and Radiotherapy

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

S

Sociolinguistics

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
  • Available part time

Sociology and Social Policy

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Surgery and Oncology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

T

Translation Studies

  • Award options: PhD
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities

V

Vaccinology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Veterinary Epidemiology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Veterinary Microbiology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Veterinary Parasitology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Veterinary Pathology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Available part time

Veterinary Virology

  • Award options:
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

Virology

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

W

Women's Health

  • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Available part time

    Applied Health Research

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time
    We have a track record of national and international collaboration in high quality research across a broad range of applied health research interests.

    Archaeology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Architecture

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Biostatistics

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Cancer Biology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Cancer Medicine

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Cell Biology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Chemistry

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Child Health

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Clinical Psychology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Computer Science

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Maths and Computing
    • Available part time

    Creative Writing

    • Award options: PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Critical Care

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Ecology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
    • Available part time

    Economics

    • Award options: PhD
    • Subject area: Business and Finance
    • Available part time

    Egyptology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Engineering

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Engineering and Planning
    • Available part time

    English

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Eye and Vision Sciences

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Film Studies

    • Award options: PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Food Security

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    French

    • Award options: PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Gastroenterology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Geography

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
    • Available part time

    German

    • Award options: PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Hispanic Studies

    • Award options: PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    History

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Immunology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Infectious Diseases

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Irish Studies

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Italian

    • Award options: PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Law

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Law
    • Available part time

    Management

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Business and Finance
    • Available part time

    Medical Education

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Medical Microbiology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Medical Parisitology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Music

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Neurological Science

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Ocular Oncology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    One Health

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Orthopaedic Biology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Palliative Care

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Pancreatology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Pathology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Pharmacology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Philosophy

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Physics

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Physical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Planning

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Engineering and Planning
    • Available part time

    Politics

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Primary Care

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Psychiatry

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Psychology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Public Health

    • Award options: PhD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Sociolinguistics

    • Award options: PhD
    • Subject area: Arts and Humanities
    • Available part time

    Surgery and Oncology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Vaccinology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Veterinary Pathology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD
    • Subject area: Social Science and Health
    • Available part time

    Veterinary Virology

    • Award options:
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Virology

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time

    Women's Health

    • Award options: MPhil / PhD / MD
    • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
    • Available part time