At Edinburgh Napier University's Doctoral College, our research students work alongside our world-class academics, carrying out research that will make a real impact on society and the world at large.

We offer a full range of research degrees, including Masters, PhDs and Professional Doctorates. You can either choose to apply for one of our advertised degrees  or submit your own research idea.

Our research students form a friendly and welcoming community, and benefit from the extensive support we provide, including dedicated supervision and excellent facilities, training and professional development.

Our research community

Hear first-hand from current and former students about their experience at Edinburgh Napier, and from the staff who supervise research degrees.

Our research degree options

Our flexible research degree programmes let you study in a way that suits you, within your area of expertise, for a range of awards