Ulster University

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The Ulster University Doctoral College is a rich, vibrant research environment with outstanding resources, facilities, training and support for PhD researchers and early career researchers.  We offer a wide range of postgraduate opportunities, across all disciplines, including fully funded scholarship options available for both home and international students. Our PhD researchers benefit from a bespoke Researcher Development Programme designed to support the development of both research capacity and professional transferable skills.


Qualifications offered

> Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences PhD > Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment PhD
> Life and Health Sciences PhD > Ulster University Business School PhD


For entry to PhD, applicants should hold or expect to obtain a first or upper second class honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed area of study.

Postgraduate study modes

> Full-time, 3 years

> Part-time, 6 years


About Ulster University

The Doctoral College support students through:

  • Consistently excellent support from supervisors with relevant expertise
  • Provision of a comprehensive Researcher Development Programme, consisting of workshops, online training and other development opportunities.
  • Bespoke PhD researcher hubs providing social and meeting space on each campus
  • The establishment of the PhD Annual Conference, Doctoral Forum and other initiatives designed to encourage an interdisciplinary approach
  • Rich and inclusive research culture and environment?

Ulster’s Achievements

Ulster University’s international reputation for research excellence has received worldwide recognition

Top 5 University         For world-leading research in Law, Biomedical Sciences, Nursing and Art & Design (Research Outputs: REF 2014)

Top 10 University       For Built Environment, Biomedical Sciences, Art & Design and Nursing Research (Research power: REF 2014)

Top 10 University       For an internationally excellent, world-leading research environment in Nursing & Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Architecture and the Built Environment, Law, Art & Design. (Research environment: REF 2014)

Top 23% of UK Universities 10 UK University the For the total income generated from its interactions with business and the community. (HEBCI 2014/15)

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Ulster University
Cromore Road
Coleraine, Londonderry
BT52 1SA



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