Research postgraduate degrees
In addition to offering Taught Masters, the University of Sunderland also offers the following Research Degree programmes:
- Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- Professional Doctorate
- PhD by Existing Published or Creative Work
- Higher Doctorate - Doctor of Science (DSc), Doctor of Letters (DLitt), Doctor of Technology (DTech) and Doctor of Law (LLD)
- Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)
A postgraduate research degree involves the systematic high level study of a problem or topic. Candidates work closely with a supervisory team, and present their results in the form of a written thesis.
A research degree is time consuming and demanding, persistence and dedication are needed to bring it to a successful completion.