There are a number of options when it comes to studying for a postgraduate research degree here at Wrexham University.

  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)*
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)*

*Please note that our awarding body for MPhil/ PhD degrees is the University of Chester

  • Master of Research (MRes)*

*Please note that the awarding body for the MRes is Wrexham University

Research topics are varied, often influenced by factors such as a student's academic strengths, personal interests and the research specialities of the university.

Find out more about Routes into Research and How to Apply

We have a number of Research Centres across our two faculties: Faculty of Social and Life Sciences (FSLS) and Faculty of Art, Computing and Engineering (FACE). To find out more about research specialisms within the faculties, current research projects and upcoming events, please visit Our Research.

When you join Wrexham University as a postgraduate research (PGR) student, you will become part of our vibrant and supportive research community, where we will help to nurture your interests and develop skills and insights essential to your future progress.

The Research Office coordinate central research community activities that are inclusive of our PGR students, examples include: 

The Researcher Development Programme creates a learning environment that allows researchers from all disciplines across the University to enhance their skills for a successful research experience and career.

Based upon Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework, we offer a comprehensive training and development opportunities throughout the academic year including the Confident Researcher.

Key Contacts

Area Contact
Application queries  
Funding Queries  
Research Office  
Research Integrity Professor Richard Day 
Research Integrity Head of Research - Frances Thomason 
Inclusion Services