PhD and research degrees
The challenges facing society, human life and our planet need answers – and our research is helping to find them.
If you'd like to play your part in tackling the problems ahead – and learn from people at the forefront of their disciplines – then our postgraduate research degrees are where your journey starts.
Search the different types of research degrees we offer, find a pre-approved PhD project to apply for, explore the research subject areas and topics we cover, discover how you can fund your research with us – including bursaries and studentships – and when you're ready, start your application to become part of research at Portsmouth.
A research degree at Portsmouth is your chance to put your knowledge to work, and help find solutions to the problems facing society. Find out about our PhD, PhD by Publication, Professional Doctorates, MD, MPhil and MRes degrees.
Do you have an original research idea of your own? See the subject areas where we offer research supervision, find somebody to talk to about your potential project, and take your first step towards a postgraduate research degree at Portsmouth.
Ready to take your interest further and start your application? Read our helpful advice on how to write a great research proposal and personal statement, and how to apply for any of our research degrees, including a PhD.