Self-funded and Private Sponsor

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  • Want to study on a self-funded basis?
  • Or have a private sponsor?

If you plan to self-fund your studies or have a sponsor who will fund your research study, you may apply at any point in the year.

Areas of PhD supervision

We can support a PhD application in the following areas as we have supervisory expertise across these research fields.

2018/19

Full-time & Part-time Postgraduate Research programme Art and Design

PhD/MPhil

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2018/19

Full-time & Part-time Postgraduate Research programme Biomedical Sciences

PhD/MPhil

A centre of excellence conducting pioneering research into human degenerative diseases. Our state of the art research environment is world leading.
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2018/19

Full-time & Part-time Postgraduate Research programme Celtic Studies

PhD/MPhil

Celtic Studies is an area of high importance with research in the subject being carried out within the Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
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2018/19

Full-time & Part-time Postgraduate Research programme Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology

PhD/MPhil

Research that is essential for understanding how our planet works and explores the relationships between Earth’s environments and wider society.
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2018/19

Full-time & Part-time Postgraduate Research programme Linguistics

PhD/MPhil

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2018/19

Full-time & Part-time Postgraduate Research programme Music, Drama, Dance, Performing Arts, Film and Screen Studies

PhD/MPhil

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Ulster University Doctoral College - Social