Research degrees


Postgraduate research is of high priority at the University of Worcester. We place great importance on research excellence which ensures that our research students are trained, supported and challenged to produce research of the highest standard.

Undertaking a research degree at Worcester, means you will become part of a thriving community of research students.  


At Worcester, we offer three categories of research degree: PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), MPhil (Master of Philosophy) and in some subject areas the MRes (Masters by Research). We also offer a Doctorate of Business Administration through a partnership with FHM in Germany. For more information about this programme please visit.:

To find out more, get in touch with the Doctoral School on 01905 542182 or email