Studying for a PhD is an opportunity for you to:

  • undertake an in-depth study of a specific topic
  • acquire transferrable skills for personal development
  • enlarge your view of the subject area by studying the theoretical foundations and specific techniques
  • develop originality and creativity in research
  • uncover and critically examine the background of the topic
  • enhance skills in forming and testing hypotheses, in developing new theories or in planning and conducting experiments to discover new facts
  • contribute new insights into, or develop innovative applications of the known science