About the programme
The Professional Doctorate in Design (DDes) is aimed at candidates who currently work in a design discipline, and who wish to engage in research that relates to their professional role. ...Read more
Design at Loughborough has a strong, internationally recognised research community. We discover and develop new concepts and ideas in areas related to design, ergonomics and human factors
We have a thriving...Read more
The PhD commences with two simultaneous tasks.
A short course (Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods) that builds up your knowledge and skills concerning the nature and practicalities...Read more
PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in the area of graphic design and typography, supported by the expertise of our staff. This course is in the Cambridge School of Art. ...Read more
Topological Design PhD Integrated Masters and research
The Centre for Doctoral Training in Topological Design draws on expert researchers from across the Sciences and Engineering, who use topological principles to make new discoveries and design new materials...Read more
A design research degree offers you the opportunity and time to explore innovative research practice through original, critical works. You have the choice to work on your own design, or with staff on...Read more
The research agenda of the Institute for Design Innovation builds on the idea that design enables innovation through positive change in the context of users, organisations, ecosystems and society. ...Read more
In this course, current studies include eco-design and forecasting trends, the design of multi-sensory retail environments, curriculum development in design, the role of awkward space in cities, pupil...Read more
As a research student in the School of Design, you may be designing an innovative object or system.
The School of Design is home to internationally significant research, much of which is practice-based. ...Read more
Your Design PhD at Lancaster can focus on one of a wide range of topics within Design or on a research topic that crosses different disciplines. As a PhD student you will normally be...Read more
Our PhD course will allow you to become an expert in a specialist area and gain high-quality research training in Design. Your PhD can be taken full-time (three years standard, four years maximum) or...Read more
This Design PhD course is an engaged community addressing applied design research problems which look to the future of the professions, society and the world we inhabit. These include design for a changing...Read more
Research involving materials processing and characterisation with a diversity of applications.
PhD projects are specialised research projects defined in conjunction with supervisors...Read more
The Professional Doctorate is the same level of academic qualification as a PhD (level 8) and is designed for experienced professionals who wish to undertake a programme that is applied in nature...Read more
About the course
The Brunel Integrated PhD combines PhD research with a programme of structured research, professional and subject training. The programme typically takes 4 years (compared to 3 years...Read more
We provide a highly dynamic and supportive research environment for our large and diverse graduate community as demonstrated in our 100 percent score in the research environment category...Read more
The School actively supports practice-based MPhil and PhDs as a route whereby working designers can develop their own creative visions, techniques and methods through rigorous research. ...Read more
The Institute for Design Innovation welcomes explorative research proposals with novel methodologies and creative approaches to the grey areas of design research.
The research agenda of the...Read more
A PhD is “probably the most internationally transferable qualification” according to the Higher Education Policy Institute.
You will critically investigate your chosen topic in great depth,...Read more
About the course
Research Culture at Brunel Design
Research students are welcomed as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community in Brunel Design. Our doctoral researchers join the...Read more