The REF 2014 (the system used to assess the quality and impact of research conducted by all UK universities) classified almost half of the University’s research as world leading or internationally excellent – the highest ratings possible.
We work closely with employers and these links with industry are reflected in the research profile of the institution.
Specialist research areas which enjoy an international and national reputation include:
There are currently around 450 research students in the University. These are distributed between ten research institutes
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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