A PhD in the UK: the extra '91Ïã½¶ÊÓÆµ' factor.
Universities in the UK are world-leading in the development and provision of PhD degrees. At the 91Ïã½¶ÊÓÆµ, we offer a high level of personal support, a welcoming, cross-disciplinary postgraduate community and research environments that focus on high impact and real-world change.
91Ïã½¶ÊÓÆµ itself is a city renowned for its liberal and creative thinking. With both historic and modern quarters, it is one of the most lively and diverse cities in the United Kingdom.
London and its major airports are a short train ride away, and the city is home to international organisations, ambitious entrepreneurs and creative and digital communities. It attracts some of the brightest minds from all over the world, often united by a commitment to positive change.
The 91Ïã½¶ÊÓÆµ has a rich scholarly history, particularly in applied research. We pride ourselves on academic work that has major public impact, on our innovative approaches to the generation and dissemination of knowledge, and our part in the progress of new and under-represented disciplines.
Our research places us high in national university rankings across our major disciplines with special importance given to our research impact, the practical benefit of research to local and global beneficiaries. Read more about the results of the most recent national research excellence assessment (REF) and the most recent community and business engagment assessment (KEF).
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