A-Z list of Postgraduate Research Subjects

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Research Subjects

Over the years Abertay University has expanded its graduate offering across each of its four schools and offers Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Masters by Research (MbR) opportunities supported by expert supervision, within a vibrant pan-University Graduate School. 

Read the list below and choose what would you like to study at Abertay.

Accounting and Finance

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Behavioural Science

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Bioethics

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Biomedical Sciences

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Business and Management

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Civil Engineering

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Cognitive Psychology

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Computer Arts

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Computer Games for Social Change (Serious Games or Games for Change)

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Computer Games Design

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Computer Games, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

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Computer Games and Media

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Computer Science and Informatics

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Corruption and economic development

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Criminology

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Cross-Cultural Management

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Culture, Business and Society

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Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity and human behaviour

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Design

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Duty of Care in Sport

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Employability

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Entrepreneurship and business growth

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Environmental Microbiology

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Ethical hacking/ penetration testing

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Food and Consumer Science

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Food Nutrition and Health

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Food Science and Technology

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Foreign Direct Investment

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Forensic Science

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Forensic Science and Impression Evidence

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Graduate Recruitment and Selection

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Human behaviour and cybersecurity

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Human behaviour and computer interaction

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Human computer interaction

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Human Resource Management

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Informatics

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Information Visualisation

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Interactive Sound and Music

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International Accounting and Finance

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International Business and Management

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Internet Marketing

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Internet of Things/ Cybersecurity

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Law

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Law and human rights

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Leadership

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Life Sciences

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Marketing

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Management

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Managing diversity

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Mental Health Counselling

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Mental Health Nursing

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Molecular Biology

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Oil and Gas Accounting

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Organizational Change

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Performance and Play (performing arts and videogames)

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Psychology

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Psychology and gaming

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Psychology and learning

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Psychological contract

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Security and policing

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Sensory Science

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Sociology

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Social Theory

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Sport and Exercise Science

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Sports Coaching

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Sustainability

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User experiences in immersive environments (gaming)

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Wastewater technology and environmental impact

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