The University of Warwick is one of the UK's leading universities and the quality and impact of our research is demonstrated by our excellent research rankings. Warwick is currently ranked 7th overall in the UK in the last Research Assessment Exercise (2014) (based on multi-faculty institutions). Learn more about our research
The Centre for Lifelong Learning offers three PhD programmes within a supportive environment with world-renowned academics and a friendly PhD community.
We offer the opportunity to study for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in:
Whilst applications are made directly to Postgraduate Admissions, we recommend contacting us beforehand with your research proposal.
For all our PhD programmes, you are required to send your research proposal to a potential supervisor. This enables us to gauge if there is initial interest and/or supervisory capacity. Visit the staff profiles page to locate a potential supervisor, read the profile, and send an initial introductory email.
In addition to the above step, for general queries about our PhD programmes, you may email:
Dr Phil McCash
Director of Graduate Studies
Centre for Lifelong Learning
Find out how to apply for an ESRC studentship to help fund your doctoral studies.
Fees and Funding: Research
FT - £4260
PT - £2556
FT - £17050
PT - £10230
FT - £4347*
PT - £2608*
FT - £17900
PT - £10740
*Home/EU PGR tuition fees for 2019-20 onwards are subject to RCUK funding rate changes and are therefore not yet confirmed. Fees are expected to increase and the inflation rate applied by RCUK is generally expected to be in line with RPI. Please find out more about funding on our finance pages.
Professional development website for PhD students