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Applying for a research degree

All potential PhD or MPhil students must first complete an online application form, which will include details of their proposal.

Professional Doctorates

These programmes have one intake each year in October. We are currently accepting applications for October 2021:

PhDs and MPhils

These programmes have two intakes each year in October and February. We are currently accepting applications for February 2022.

You will need to upload a 3,000-4,000 word research proposal along with your application.  You will be able to select Part-Time study on the Full-Time forms below.  Please note the deadlines below:

The application deadline is Thursday 4th November 2021.

To begin your application please select the link with your relevant subject area and degree type from the list below:

Please note: you should expect to receive a response from Admissions within 10 working days. For general enquiries please research@stmarys.ac.uk.