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? The articles in this section are designed to help you.
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?Read more
Not sure if a doctorate is the best route for you? Here are some good (and bad) reasons to take on a PhD.Read more
Got a question about doctoral research? Check our answers to frequently asked questions about PhD study.Read more
What makes a PhD a PhD? Find out what you'll need to do to successfully earn a doctorate.Read more