Royal Agricultural University

Royal Agricultural University

PhD Programme

The RAU provides an excellent environment for individuals looking to further their academic and professional career through doctoral study. From sustainable development to food chain security; agribusiness, entrepreneurship and enterprise to real estate finance, development, investment and management - our internationally renowned research expertise spans a uniquely broad range of fields. Why choose to study at the RAU? ?The RAU, is the oldest agricultural university in the English speaking world and has been at the forefront of agricultural education since 1845. ?The RAU has a long standing and enviable history of producing the leaders of the industries it serves and beyond. ?Excellent job prospects for PhD candidates in both industry and academia. ?The RAU's 12,500 strong and influential alumni network gives a set of global contacts that serve students well throughout their lives. ?The RAU is a multi-cultural campus, attracting the best students from over 45 countries across the globe. ?Small, collegiate campus based in the heart of the Cotswolds ?Training is provided for all research students in formulating research enquiries, research methodology, statistics and IT (e.g. Genstat, SPSS, NVivo), and in techniques required for individual projects. ?Researchers are expected to contribute to our course of internal seminars and workshops, to support taught postgraduate degree courses, input to research methodology modules and presentation of posters/papers at conferences. ?The research community has a high level of integration with academic staff which facilitates communication and exchange of ideas.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 Months
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 36 Months
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time October 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 48 Months
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time October 2017 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 48 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Agricultural University GL7 6JS South West

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