Studying for an MPhil or a PhD is very much an individual activity, and research topics vary widely according to a student's academic strengths and personal interests. These awards are assessed on the basis of a thesis reporting individual research. Find out more about studying for a research degree and how to apply.

Please note that our awarding body for research degrees is the University of Chester.

When you join Wrexham Glyndŵr University as a postgraduate research student, you will become part of our vibrant and supportive research community, where we will help to nurture your interests and develop skills and insights essential to your future progress.

The research activities of the University are coordinated by the University Research Centres across our two faculties. The Student Administration team are dedicated to providing administrative support and should be your main point of contact.

The Researcher Development Programme creates a learning environment that allows researchers from all disciplines across the University to enhance their skills for a successful research experience and career. It is based upon Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework.

Research Support

Support for researchers at Wrexham Glyndŵr University includes:

  • Training and development for staff and students.
  • Advice and support for ethical approval of research.
  • Help with funding bids, claims and project closure.
  • Advice on intellectual property.
  • Drafting and completing contracts and agreements.
  • Enabling open access for research outputs.
  • Supporting external impact and engagement.

The University is a supporter of the Concordat to support the Career Development of Researchers, and we collaborate on researcher support and training with other institutions. The University currently holds the HR Excellence in Research Award.

For research support, contact Frances Thomason

For information regarding Research Integrity, please contact Richard Day