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Reasons you should consider the University of Wolverhampton for your research qualification

Expert academics

Our academics are experts in their fields, and you’ll contribute to ground-breaking and impactful research that’s making a positive change in the real world.

Take a look at some of our amazing researchers

World-leading research

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework exercise, the university achieved its best ever results. In REF2021 the University of Wolverhampton significantly grew its research and submitted 4 new subject areas and 75% more staff than in REF2014. The results show that more than half of our research is judged as internationally excellent (3*) and world-leading (4*).

16 of the subject areas submitted had elements of world-leading research, amongst which featured research on changing perceptions of the Black Country, eliminating gender and race discrimination and improving health outcomes for all.

Watch our REF research video. 

Outstanding facilities

Across our campuses, you’ll find state-of-the-art equipment and outstanding facilities to support you in your research, whatever your passion. Access to exclusive PhD researcher rooms, some with 24/7 access during semester time, and enhanced borrowing access to the libraries, including access to thousands of online journals.

Amazing support network

All of our postgraduate research students belong to both their faculty and the Doctoral College. The Doctoral College delivers a comprehensive programme of research training and development, as well as social and networking events. You will get regular and documented supervision sessions by your supervisory team.

Take a look at our financial support for research study for details on how to apply for a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan.

Start your research degree at the University of Wolverhampton

Search our research degrees. Alternately, you could receive feedback specific to your research idea from an academic at the university if you click here to send us a brief outline of your research idea and your qualifications

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