Our postgraduate research degree offer caters for a range of study choices and subject interests. You'll benefit from joining subject communities that support you to further your interest in a topic, with the support of a supervision team who provide subject and methodological expertise.
Why choose the University of Gloucestershire?
The university ranked 6th overall in the global 2019 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey – and in 7th place for research skills.
We're investing in research through six
priority areas aligned with global challenges and our existing areas of
While furthering your research interests, you'll be part of a postgraduate environment that supports you in identifying your professional development needs. These range from training in research methods and joining our weekly research community webinar to connecting with subject networks and development opportunities through our
Your Future Plan initiative – or even helping you to pursue a teaching career in higher education.
Join a research subject community
Our subject communities bring together staff expertise and students with common interests and aspirations. Read more about the aims and specialisms of our subject communities – or take a look below at the different qualifications you can apply for under each subject community.
You can study all kinds of topics within these subject communities – and while you'd apply to one of the qualifications listed below, the qualification you'd be awarded would be in the name of your thesis.