Written by Mark Bennett
As an advanced research qualification, a doctorate is unlike any other degree. What's more, every PhD is unique, with its own original research topic.
So how do you go about finding the right project or programme for you? The articles in this section are designed to help you.
We've introduced the different types of doctorate available, provided advice on choosing a PhD and explained how PhD applications work.
We've also put together a comprehensive list of common questions about PhD study (with answers, or course!).
A PhD is a postgraduate research degree, involving a substantial original thesis. But what else is there to doctoral study?
Not sure if a doctorate is the right route for you? Here are some good (and bad) reasons to take on a PhD.
Got a question about doctoral research? Check our answers to frequently asked questions about PhD study.
What makes a PhD a PhD? Find out what you'll need to do to successfully earn a doctorate.
Can you begin a PhD if you don't have a Masters degree? Perhaps.
Tips for selecting and fine-tuning the PhD you want to research.
Last Updated: 05 February 2021