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How to apply for Social Sciences research degrees

Apply Online

Students who are interested in undertaking a research degree at the Faculty of Social Sciences should complete the online form found on this website.

Supporting Documents

You will also be required to submit the following documents, which can be uploaded at the end of the process:

  • Degree certificates/transcripts
  • Two references
  • Evidence of English language.  If English is not your first language, we ask for a minimum standard entry requirement of 6.5 IELTS (with no sub-test lower than 5.5).  The certificate must have been gained within 2 years of the proposed start date. 
  • A copy of your passport
  • Research Proposal - Research Proposal Guidance
  • A copy of your CV

We require you to submit your application form and supporting materials electronically. This will help us to process your application more rapidly.