Psychology MPhil / PhD

Location Stoke-on-Trent Campus
Duration 3 Years
Fee

2017/18 New Entrants, Full Time

  • Home and EU students: £4,195 per year of study
  • International students: £12,000 per year of study
Course start February, September
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Course outline

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

Course content

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.

Entry requirements

To be considered for a PhD programme, students must typically have both undergraduate and Masters degree qualifications.

Graduate destinations

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.

Contact

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Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 2DE
United Kingdom
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