The Vision and Eye Research Unit (VERU) is based in Cambridge and has state-of-the-art research facilities with which to study eye conditions, disease and functions.
They’re a large, diverse team and can supervise your research in many fields, including novel interdisciplinary topics.
Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Full-time, from 1 to 3 years. Part-time, from 2 to 4 years.
Here are the main areas of interest and expertise:
Anterior Eye Disorders
Ocular surface disease
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
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The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
If you’re hoping to join the degree of MPhil or MPhil with possibility of transfer to PhD, you’ll need to hold a first or upper second class honours degree of a university, or any other institution of higher education in the UK with degree-awarding powers, or a qualification which is regarded by Anglia Ruskin as equivalent to a first or upper second class honours degree.
If you’re from outside the European Union and want to apply for our postgraduate Research Degrees you need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent test score). For more information on international entry requirements please visit our international student webpages.
All applications for research degrees are subject to consideration by supervisors and authorisation by the Director of Research and the Academic Office. An interview may take place face-to-face or remotely.
For advice on funding and scholarships please visit our finance pages for postgraduate students and researchers. Where available, the ARU jobs search lists research positions/scholarships.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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