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For all the information you need on how to apply for a research degree and to make sure you fulfil the entry requirements visit our 'How to apply' page
You should have a good honours degree (2:1 or above) or masters degree or equivalent in the relevant subject area.
International applicants should be aware of our English language requirements
The next intakes for research students are in October 2016, March 2017 and October 2017.
Please note that there is very little supervisory capacity within the Business and Management Research Institute (BMRI).
There is no / limited capacity in the following areas (until further notice):
Applications can still be considered for:
The University of Bedfordshire offers a range of research degree programmes in a variety of topic areas.
Before you make a formal application there are some questions you may want to ask yourself to make sure you are heading in the right direction:
The Research Graduate School runs a structured induction programme for all research degree courses. There are two registration points in the course of an academic year.
See Structured Inductions for more information.
See Programmes for more information.
For some applicants part time may not be available see Requirements for more information. Also some courses, like professional doctorates, are only offered part time due to their nature.
See Topics to find out the range of expertise in which the University of Bedfordshire can offer supervision.
Are you ready to make an application? Great! Here is a checklist of documents and information you will need:
You can make an online application by completing the University of Bedfordshire Research online application form
See the Structured induction information