A PhD is a Doctorate of Philosophy, a prestigious qualification which is the highest level of degree that a student can achieve, demonstrating talent, academic excellence and a thirst for knowledge.
Studying for a doctoral course will build foundations of an academic career as well as enable to develop excellent research skills and become an expert in specific field while pursuing passion.
In a modern knowledge-based economy, highly educated and skilled people such as doctoral graduates are in great demand. They form the most highly educated and skilled group in the UK. PhD graduates will go on to use their skills within academia or in research-intensive occupations in industry as well as in a wide variety of other occupations.