Doctoral College

The University of Hertfordshire has a stimulating and vibrant research community which will fully support you as you pursue your path towards academic excellence. We offer a wide variety of research degrees to suit your personal and professional interests and goals. Students benefit from a range of events, bringing together junior and senior researchers promoting interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as financial and wellbeing support.

The University subscribes to the global ethics code which aims to stop the export of unethical research practices to low and middle income countries. The video here gives more information on the Code and its development.

"The University of Hertfordshire has a strong community of research degree candidates with a broad spectrum of research activity. We have the most distinctive and varied portfolios of Masters and Doctoral study in the UK, providing a stimulating and diverse environment. Our aim is to provide the highest level of professional support throughout your degree. At Herts, the next generation of researchers is central to our ongoing research strategy and we are highly committed to supporting your developing work."

Dr Susan Grey

Director of the Doctoral College

Vision and Voice

At the University of Hertfordshire we are extremely proud of our research community and the diverse range of research which our students conduct. Vision and Voice brings together our local community and our research students through an annual photography competition, showcasing the next generation of researchers and demonstrating the real-world impact of our research.

"The University promotes a strong cohort identity among its research degree students, within a stimulating and supportive learning environment."

QAA HE Review Report of University of Hertfordshire