|Course start||February, September|
|Stoke-on-Trent Campus||Full-time||2018/19 Academic Year||Apply Direct|
|Stoke-on-Trent Campus||Full-time||2019/20 Academic Year||Apply Direct|
The Faculty of Health Sciences provides opportunities for research to MPhil and PhD level or MPhil with transfer to PhD. The route to your degree will give you a unique intellectual challenge and an opportunity to work on a project in-depth.
MPhil involves development of research skills and an extension of existing knowledge
PhD requires in-depth investigation of a topic and an original contribution to existing knowledge
You will undertake a project under expert supervision, exploring your topic and produce a thesis (maximum word count below), which you will defend in a viva.
MPhil (up to 40,000 words)
PhD (up to 80,000 words)
As part of your research development you will also complete a short course (the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods) that builds up your knowledge and skills concerning the nature and practicalities of academic research.
To be considered for a PhD programme, students must typically have both undergraduate and Masters degree qualifications.
As an expert in your field our graduates go on to a range of careers, depending on your area of study. Many choose to continue in academia.
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