Research programmes (full-time/part-time)
The table below provides a list of our research qualifications, you can study for one, two or three years (full-time), or two, four or six years (part-time). As well as conventional research degrees, we also offer innovative professional doctorates, giving students the opportunity to follow a structured programme of taught modules before undertaking an extended research thesis.
When applying to study for a research degree you should consult with your academic department to check that a supervisor with expertise in your chosen subject area is available to support you.
|12/24* months||24/48* months||36/72* months|
|Classics & Ancient History||MA||MLitt||PhD|
|Durham Law School||MJur||PhD|
|Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)||MA|
|Sport and Exercise Sciences||MRes||MPhil||PhD|
|Theology & Religion||MA||MLitt||IPhD, PhD, DThM|
* Please note that not all research degrees are available part-time, and you should check with their department in the first instance.