The College offers a highly concentrated, subject specialist community of over 170 postgraduate research students studying towards MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees.
The environment for research students guarantees access to excellence in research supervision, high-level resources including specialist workshops with technical and digital provision and facilities, as well as subject specific and generic research and KE training and career development.
There are four schools within the RCA all offering MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees. Follow the individual links below to find out further information on what each school can offer in terms of subject areas.
Key Facts for Research Student Applicants
Tuition FeesSee Tuition Fees for the academic year 2017/18.
Visit MPhil/PhD Registration Periods for further information.
Before making an application it is highly advised that you contact a potential supervisor to ensure that the RCA has the expertise needed to support your research. See Staff research profiles for further detail on research interests.
Research Student Applicants
Key Information on our research degrees
Doing a Research Degree
Guidance on preparing your application
MPhil/PhD Application Process
Application schedule for 2017 entry
Research Student Supervisors
Find the right match for you
Funding and Support
Studentships and bursaries
Student Research Profiles
Our current research students