Apply online for a PhD programme by clicking the link for the institute in which you intend to study. For more information about the institutes, click here.
Before making an application, you may wish to speak to the institute director.
If you would like to be considered for our Research Degree programme via Distance Learning, please download and fill out the Research Degrees by Distance Learning form, to attach to your online application.
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Director: Jules Winterton
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Director: Prof Philip Murphy
Institute of Historical Research
Director: Prof Lawrence Goldman
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Director: Prof Catherine Davies