Information about research degree programmes
What you need to know about our programmes
Our postgraduate research programmes include: MRes, MPhil, PhD and Professional Doctorates.
For information on each of the types of research degrees on offer at Liverpool John Moores University, see the 'Choosing the right course' page within the postgraduate students section. The postgraduate student section can also help you find out what it’s like to study at LJMU as a postgraduate, information about our facilities, research opportunities, and more.
See also these documents:
- Download the University’s Code of Practice for Research Students and Supervisors for an understanding of the roles and responsibilities and entitlements of researchers and their supervisors
- View the Research Degree Regulations which detail the University's mandatory requirements for Research Degree Awards
- For an overview of the key points on the timeline of studying an MPhil or PhD, see the Student Milestone Checklist for Postgraduate Research
Information for international postgraduate research students
Liverpool John Moores University is a diverse, creative, welcoming university with research embedded in all that we do. As an international postgraduate research student you’ll receive excellent support throughout your programme and you’ll be given fantastic opportunities for career progression.
Our international student section can help you to find out what it’s like to study at LJMU, the research degree options available to you, how to finance your study, and more.