Research degrees at the University of Hertfordshire – funding options available

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The University of Hertfordshire offer a wide variety of research degrees to choose from to suit your personal and professional interests and goals. You’ll be part of a stimulating and vibrant research community which will fully support you as you pursue your path towards academic excellence.

With an overall satisfaction level of 85%, our postgraduate research students value the outstanding supervision and support offered by our dedicated academic and support staff. We’re also ranked 10th globally for postgraduate research student satisfaction (2021 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey).

Powering progress

The research community at Herts is focused on finding innovative and sustainable solutions to the critical social, environmental and economic challenges facing society today. Researchers from across the university collaborate on six global research themes:

  • Food
  • Global Economy
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Heritage, Cultures and Communities
  • Information and Security
  • Space

Scholarships and financial help

If you’re studying a doctoral degree, you may be eligible for a government loan up to £27,892* to help you with your studies.

Funding opportunities and bursaries may also be offered for certain courses. To stay up to date with available opportunities, visit our scholarships and bursaries page.

Postgraduate events

If you’d like to know more about studying at Herts and the support on offer, check out our postgraduate event page.

You can also get a feel for our campus and facilities with our virtual tour.

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