All vision and eye research at Anglia Ruskin comes under Vision and Eye Research Unit (VERU), part of our Postgraduate Medical Institute.
We collaborate with departments, including Vision and Hearing Sciences, Life Sciences, Psychology and Computing and Technology an our current research projects include:
Ocular surface disease
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.
All researchers in VERU have completed supervisory training and are established researchers in their own research fields. If required, you will be placed in the appropriate collaborative department. All students will have adequate departmental support and access to full support services, including mandatory training events held by Anglia Ruskin.
VERU has state-of-the-art research facilities, including OCT (posterior/anterior), environmental chamber, aberration measuring equipment, specular microscope, motion analysis system and two high resolution eye trackers. We will ensure that all research projects have the necessary equipment before the study starts.
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).
Candidates seeking admission to the degree of MPhil or MPhil with possibility of transfer to PhD will normally be required 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.
Students from United States of America need a visa in order to study in the United Kingdom.
Read more about visa information and requirements for this country.
Home/EU £2,650; Overseas £11,200 (per year, part time)
Apart from self-funding or funding by your employer, charities and trusts (competitively sought after, as are Research Council Awards), career, graduate, and professional study loans may be available. Useful links include the Educational Grants Advisory Service (EGAS).
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