Postgraduate research with the Graduate School

Welcome to the Graduate School 

We can help you with any questions you might have about postgraduate research with Plymouth University - whether you'd like to apply to join us, are already studying with us or if you're supervising or examining one of our students.

You can find information on our research degree programmes, whether at doctoral level (PhD, MD, EdD, DBA, DPA, DClinPsy) or at research master level (MPhil, ResM, MS).

We've got lots of useful information here on our web pages, but if you'd like to visit our office or call and speak to us, you'll find our contact details below.

Fully-funded PhD studentships

Following on from our exceptional performance in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, we are pleased to announce the availability of 50 studentships for study commencing in 2015/16. 

The studentships are being offered across our five faculties, covering a broad spectrum of research areas.

Find out more about our fully-funded studentships

Online enrolment for new and returning research students

Guidance for online enrolment for the new academic year 2015/16

Find out how to enrol online

The Research Degrees Handbook

Guidance for research degree students, academic staff, examination teams and professional staff.

The handbook includes the rules governing the research degree registration as well as guidance through the registration process.

Research Degrees Handbook

Our Graduate School and DTC team

The complete list of our team within the Graduate School and the Doctoral Training Centres.

Find out who to contact