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Health And Welfare Studies, MPhil/PhD

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) ,
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 under expert supervision, exploring your topic and producing a thesis from your research in preparing for your viva in which you will defend your thesis.

About

As part of your research development you may 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • MPhil involves development of research skills and an extension of existing knowledge (up to 40,000 words)
  • PhD requires in-depth investigation of a topic and an original contribution to existing knowledge (up to 80,000 words)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6350 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Fees for Home/EU students are set in bands:

  • Band 1 (Classroom based subjects): £6,350
  • Band 2 (Technical and laboratory-based subject): £7,350
  • Band 3 (MBA): £11,000

Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

  • 550 - 850 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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