Join our vibrant, ambitious and growing research community. Choose to study on a research programme with us and from day one, you'll benefit from dedicated workspaces, high quality facilities, and support from our experienced and research-active supervisors.
Here at ARU, you can study for a PhD, MPhil, MD (Res), PhD by Published Work or Professional Doctorate.Find out more about our different types of research degrees
Explore funding options for researchers, including the Doctoral Loan and ARU scholarships.Find out about fees and funding for postgraduate researchers
Find out when and how to apply for a research degree at ARU – and who to contact if you have any questions.Find out how to apply for a postgraduate research degree
Prof John Gardner, Dean of the ARU Doctoral School, introduces the degrees and support we offer for research students.Find out more about the Doctoral School
Take a look at our postgraduate research programmes, and find and contact a potential supervisor.Explore our research programmes Find an expert Discover our research centres and groups
Join a university whose research has world-leading impact – and benefit from support, guidance and training opportunities from our Doctoral School from day one.Support and guidance from our Doctoral School Our research environment Research Excellence Framework (REF)
Read about our latest research findings and the difference our work makes at local, national and global levels.Research news Research and innovation highlights