48 months
Duration
16000 GBP/year
4567 GBP/year
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About

From Archaeology & Anthropology to Environmental & Biological Sciences, Technology, Security, Design & Engineering, or Psychology, research within the Faculty of Science and Technology from Bournemouth University is world-leading.

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Overview

Our close links to many local and national heritage sites and projects also make this an excellent place to undertake archaeological and anthropological research, and we support research in these fields that has an impact on modern forensic investigation. You could make a difference in the world of technology and have an impact on saving lives or rehabilitation, or work with our psychologists to improve every day life.

We work closely with colleagues from other faculties and specialisms across the university to deliver impactful and exciting research across a multitude of disciplines.

Transferable skills and academia

A Faculty of Science and Technology from Bournemouth University can open new career opportunities in commercial research and development, consultancy, or could lead you to starting your own business.

You may alternatively consider a career in academia. You may wish to undertake research to contribute to your knowledge of a specialist subject, or develop your employability by enhancing your skills in project management and analysis.

Programme Structure

  • To be awarded a PhD, you will need to complete a complex and advanced project. You will be expected to critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic, which results in an original and independent contribution to knowledge, as well as to demonstrate an understanding of research methods appropriate to your chosen field.
  • You will have to present and defend your thesis and/or practical element by viva voce (oral examination), to the satisfaction of the examiners.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher and/or a relevant Master's degree.

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4567 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4567 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • UK, ROI & CI: £4,567 per year (library-based and laboratory-based)
  • Int'l: £16,000 per year (library-based)
  • £18,000 per year (laboratory-based)

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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