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Entry requirements for postgraduate research degrees

Applicants for a research degree must confirm their ability to fulfil the demands of the following programmes by presenting certified evidence as specified below:

Master by Research (MRes) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil):

A first or upper second class (2:1) honours UK Bachelor’s degree or overseas equivalent in a discipline which is appropriate to the proposed research.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD):

A first or upper second class (2:1) honours UK Bachelor’s degree or overseas equivalent in a discipline which is appropriate to the proposed research, or:

A UK Master’s degree or overseas equivalent in a discipline which is appropriate to the proposed research.