Postgraduate Research Degrees

Join our vibrant research community and study for a Postgraduate Research Degree.

Abertay is a compact and focused university with a reputation for working effectively across traditional research boundaries. We are committed to research that delivers real impact for society. From environmental research into sustainable businesses, using technology to improve cancer drug discovery and to secure our identities online, to understanding the psychology behind the witness testimony of crime victims, and using computer games as investigative tools, our researchers are solving complex real-world problems.

Postgraduate Research Students work alongside experts from a range of discipline areas to pose new questions and find creative solutions to the problems facing society. Our research students are central to our research community.

The University prides itself on its excellent research environment and researcher training opportunities, its close links with industry, the public and third sectors, its welcoming student support, and its pan-University Graduate School which encourages interdisciplinary working in our next generation of researchers.

Abertay offers a unique postgraduate experience within an environment of discovery and innovation.

Research Opportunities

Join our vibrant research community and study for a Postgraduate Research Degree. Please click on the appropriate link for further information and details on how to apply.

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Postgraduate Research Degree Opportunities

Abertay offer PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research opportunities supported by expert supervision within a vibrant and multidisciplinary Graduate School.

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The Graduate School

Our Graduate School and vibrant postgraduate community will help you reach your full potential and become an independent researcher.

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Research

Learn more about our interdisciplinary research strategy, and how our four research themes aim to address the challenges facing society.

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More to Explore

Learn more about postgraduate funding, find an Abertay academic or explore Our Research.