Research degrees


Postgraduate research is of high priority at the Ƶ 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