Undertaking a research degree is a fantastic and exciting opportunity. Find out about the available topics you can study with our support.
RGU is committed to high quality, interdisciplinary, and internationally recognised research that impacts real-world challenges. Our research degree titles reflect the broad expertise of our academic staff, with whom you can discuss how to shape these ideas into doctoral research that reflects your interests and ambitions.
A doctoral research project is a big commitment. However, you will be highly supported by our dedicated Graduate School, with subject expertise from your supervisory team, and by a welcoming international community of over 300 doctoral students.
RGU delivers high-quality experiences for all students, developing their skills and expertise, and supporting them well into employment. We hope you find something of interest in our research degree pages and that this can be the beginning of a conversation with you, leading to the start of your PhD journey at RGU.
Our 2022-2028 research strategy sets out our ambitions to drive high-quality research that addresses both regional and global challenges. Our research spans four interdisciplinary themes that combine expertise from across the University, providing a unique platform for collaboration between researchers to deliver innovative research that makes real impact to society.
Apply for our exciting research degrees on a wide variety of topics and themes.
The Graduate School offers an excellent research environment coupled with internationally recognised supervisors to support a high quality research student experience.