Academic Regulations and Policies for Research Degrees

The Academic Regulations and other policies and procedures below apply to doctoral researchers and supervisors. Please note that there may be additional policies which are specific to a Faculty or School.

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Further information about our PhD Courses

Further information on our course can be found on the 'Our Phds' section of our website or via the course pages. Frequently asked questions about research degrees can be found here.

Student Information

Policies and procedures that apply to all students of the university are detailed in The Student Contract.

Finance policies, including fee payment policies, are listed here.


For general enquiries about research degrees, please use the contact details below:

Faculty contacts

Business, Law and Social Sciences

Contact for queries concerning PhDs in Business, Law, Social Sciences and Doctorate in Business Administration.
Phone: 0121 331 7721

Health, Education and Life Sciences

Contact for queries concerning PhDs in Health and Education:
Phone: 0121 331 6103

Arts, Design and Media

Contact for queries concerning PhDs in Art and Design, English, Media and Cultural Studies and Music and Performing Arts:
Phone: 0121 331 5517

Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment

Contact for queries concerning PhDs in Computing, Digital Media Technology and Planning:
Phone: 0121 331 4354