Research degree awards
People decide to complete a research degree for many reasons and at different points in their lives.
Our research degrees are flexible in their delivery, and so our research student community includes recent graduates, experienced academics and professionals and people who are returning to education after several years.
You can register with us for one of three research awards:
Many students who register for the MPhil go on to transfer to complete their PhD.
Registration periods for research degrees at Brighton
|MPhil||24 months||48 months|
|PhD||36 months||72 months|
|Professional doctorate||-||48 months|
If you originally enrolled on an MPhil you will be given an extra year to complete after you transfer to the PhD.