University of Chichester

University of ChichesterUniversity of Chichester RonaldoChichester - DanceThe University of Chichester aims to be a socially responsible university that is recognised internationally, significant nationally, important regionally and vital locally – not only in teaching and student experience, but also in research and in its diverse communities and the public, private and voluntary sectors. We aspire to be excellent in everything we do and in the services we offer.

In the last RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) in 2008, 75% of our research was rated as ‘world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised’.



The University has particular research strengths in:

  • Dance
  • English and Creative Writing
  • History
  • Management and leadership
  • Performing Arts and Theatre
  • Psychology
  • Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • Theology

Research Lead: Dr Andy Dixon

Dr Andy Dixon is the Director of Research at the University. He has a PhD in Environmental Engineering from Imperial College and has previously held research positions at Imperial College and Sheffield Hallam University. Andy is also the Director of CREST.

Contact Dr Andy Dixon

Research at Chichester

Undertaking a programme of postgraduate research at the University of Chichester provides you with a great opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in a subject area that you are passionate about.

Together with an experienced supervisory team, you can define your own programme of study in addition to developing transferable skills that equip you for your future career in research and beyond.

We welcome postgraduate students in all of the subject areas in this section.

Areas of research include:

  • The Arts: Dance / Fine Art / Music / Performing Arts
  • English
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Sports Sciences
  • Social Studies: Social Work / School of Enterprise and Leadership / Teacher Education / Theology

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