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Applying for a PhD

The application process for a research degree differs from that for undergraduate and taught postgraduate study. Please explore the six key stages that you should follow through the interactive prezi below. This content is also available in PDF format.


You can make an application for a research degree at any point during the year, although you should be aware that most scholarships and funding opportunities have very strict deadlines. Before you submit the online application form, you can ensure you've completed all the required steps by going through the checklist.

PhD in 60 seconds

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15 of our previous PhD students explain their research in just 60 seconds.

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