What will I learn?

About the research degree

A PhD is the highest academic award for which a student can be is programme allows you to explore and pursue a research project built around a substantial piece of work, which has to show evidence of original contribution to knowledge.

A full-time PhD is a three year full-time programme of research and culminates in the production of a large-scale piece of written work in the form of a research thesis that should not normally exceed 80,000 words.

Completing a PhD can give you a great sense of personal achievement and help you develop a high level of transferable skills which will be useful in your subsequent career, as well as contributing to the development of knowledge in your chosen field.

You are expected to work to an approved programme of work including appropriate programmes of postgraduate study (which may be drawn from parts of existing postgraduate courses, final year degree programmes, conferences, seminars, masterclasses, guided reading or a combination of study methods).

You will be appointed a main supervisor who will normally be part of a supervisory team, comprising up to three members to advise and support you on your project.

Which department am I in?

University of Huddersfield

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
£17,000.00 (US$ 23,246) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

25 April 2022, 1 October 2022, 16 January 2023, 17 April 2023

Venue

University of Huddersfield

Queensgate,

Huddersfield,

Kirklees,

HD1 3DH, England

Entry requirements

For international students

The normal level of attainment required for entry is: a Master's degree from a UK University or equivalent, in a discipline appropriate to the proposed programme to be followed, or an upper second class honours degree (2:1) from a UK university in a discipline appropriate to that of the proposed programme to be followed, or appropriate research or professional experience at postgraduate level, which has resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of accomplishment. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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