Postgraduate Research Degrees

Would you like to become a postgraduate researcher at the University of Huddersfield?

The University of Huddersfield is committed to ensuring that the quality and relevance of your postgraduate research studies are of the very highest level. We believe that a high quality research environment informs high quality education and we are proud that overall, 73% of our research was judged to be world-leading, world-class or internationally excellent.

We have over 1200 postgraduate research students and more than 800 academic staff, who have some of the strongest backgrounds in their specialist fields in the world. We are recognised as a centre of innovative research and development and there is no doubt that postgraduate researchers play a vitally important role in this stimulating research environment.

You will find all the information you need right here to take the first steps into studying for a research degree at the University of Huddersfield. We look forward to receiving your application.

Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship for University of Huddersfield Graduates

Research degrees can represent a natural progression for the best graduates. They offer a valuable opportunity to build on promise and realise potential. 

The advantages are well known. You add to your knowledge and skills and use them to the full. You enhance your CV. You do important work that improves not just your own prospects but those of society as a whole.

Yet for some students there is also a downside. Even for the most gifted graduates in the country, the thought of additional fees can sometimes act as a powerful disincentive.

At the University of Huddersfield we see this as a waste of academic excellence, which is why we have launched the Vice Chancellor's Scholarship that aims to provide the best students with free research degrees.

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