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Research Degrees

Please note this section is applicable to research students only. If you are interested in taught courses see our Postgraduate Taught courses section. Potential research students should also see the Faculty of Engineering and Informatics' section specifically on research student information.

How to apply

Making an application to study a Postgraduate Research Degree is easy. In order to apply for an MRes or MPhil leading to PhD programme, you will be required to complete an online application form. Application forms can be found on the University's website.

Supporting documents

When submitting the application, you will be required to upload or email us your supporting documents, which includes:

  • Personal Statement
  • Research Proposal
  • Two academic references supporting your application (all references must be supplied on letter headed paper)
  • A Copy of your Degree Certificate
  • A Copy of your Degree Transcript
  • An IELTS result at the required level or other Certified English Language Test (for information on required levels or what tests are accepted, please contact us)

Research groups

We are keen to recruit good students in all research areas. Opportunities exist in all research groups in the School of Engineering.  The following research groups are available: