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S.T.a.R Office Research Programmes Administration

Who do we support

The Research Students

The S.T.a.R office provides advice, guidance and administration support for admissions, enrolment, graduation, supervisory requirements, tuition fees, studentships, leave of absences, student engagement monitoring, general student record maintenance and co-ordinates key research assessment points throughout the year.

We also specialise in advice and support for doctorate examinations such as MPhil, PhD, Higher Doctorates (DSc), Counselling Psychology (DCounsPsych), Doctorates in Education (EdD) and Doctorates in Health (DHW).

Faculties/Research Institutes

We provide Faculties/Research Institutes with advice and support for admissions requirements, research regulations & code of practise, key research assessment points, research committee servicing, approval of examinations and awards and monitoring.

Service Departments

Support is also provided to our service departments such as Finance, the Research Hub, Learning Information Services (LIS), Careers, Student Centres, International Centre and the Enabling Centre.

Research Centres and Institutes at the University of Wolverhampton

Applying for a research opportunity

Please apply by completing our online application.

If you are interested in applying for a Higher Doctorate program please complete our Higher Doctorate application form.

If you would like further information on how to apply for a PhD or MPhil program please contact the STaR Office on 01902 323403 or email

*International Students Only*

Please visit for information and guidance on your visa responsibilities whilst living in the UK. 

If you are a staff member and have any queries regarding PhD by Published Work please contact the STaR Research team.


**students are encouraged to use the e:Vision Helpdesk so that queries can be effectively monitored**