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Research degrees

Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s top research universities, with the vast majority – 92% – of our research submissions assessed as internationally excellent or world-leading (REF 2021).

When you join Queen Mary, you become part of a thriving community of 1,800 PhD students. You will have access to the Graduate Centre, numerous sources of funding, and researcher development training too, all supported by our dedicated Doctoral College team. Our home in London makes Queen Mary an ideal place to conduct your research, surrounded by some of the world’s best museums, libraries, institutes, and archives.

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Please use the search tool below, powered by, to search our advertised PhD projects. Not all opportunities are advertised here. Please check the departmental PhD pages for full instructions and project lists.

Find out more about the PhD application process at Queen Mary.

Those with external funding are welcome to discuss projects and vacancies directly with the academic Schools. Browse the list of contacts for your subject area.

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