The PhD is normally studied over three years full-time, although it is possible to take the degree over up to six years on a part-time basis. After this minimum period of registration, every student is...Read more
The Department offers a PhD degree in Social Anthropology which is based on a minimum of three years’ full-time study and independent research.
At St Andrews there is an intellectually vibrant and devoted...Read more
The PhD is a research degree based upon 3 years (6 semesters) of full-time study or 6 years (12 semesters) of part-time study. Students are initially registered as General Research Students for a probationary...Read more
The School of Chemistry at St Andrews has a thriving PhD community with around 150 PhD students studying here at any one time. Each student’s PhD experience – from their project to their funding – is...Read more
The PhD, in Psychology, is a research-based degree, normally conducted over a period of 3 years (or 6 years if taken on a part-time basis), under the supervision of one or more members of the School’s...Read more
The PhD, in Neuroscience, is a research-based degree, normally conducted over a period of 3 years (or 6 years if taken on a part-time basis), under the supervision of one or more members of the School’s...Read more
PhD (Doctorate), normally of three years duration leading to a thesis of no more than 80,000 words and an oral examination. During their first two years in Modern Languages, PhD students would typically...Read more
The School of Geography and Sustainable Development hosts a diverse and vibrant community of around 50 research students, most of whom are studying for a three-year PhD. The School offers the following...Read more
The School of History has around 100 postgraduate students undertaking study towards a PhD, attesting to the School’s commitment to fostering innovative research and a thriving research community. ...Read more
The School of Management at the University of St Andrews is one of the UKs leading business and management schools. It has a distinctive and proud identity as a smaller school focused on research and...Read more
Postgraduate research courses in the School of Classics PhD
The School of Classics is a centre of world-class research in Greek and Latin literature, ancient history, art, archaeology, ancient philosophy and classical reception.
Research students have dedicated...Read more
The Schools main research degree is the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), a three- or four-year degree focused on the completion of a PhD thesis of no more than 80,000 words.
The School welcomes applications...Read more
The PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) research degree is typically 3 to 3.5 years full time and is completed upon submission of a substantial thesis of original research. You will be supported by a supervisor...Read more
Postgraduate research courses in Economics and Finance
The Economics and Finance PhD programme is designed to appeal to both employers and academic institutions. When you finish, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to have a successful career...Read more
The Department of Film Studies maintains a vibrant and comprehensive research programme in global film cultures, with staff expertise ranging from early cinema to digital media to transnational film. ...Read more