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Education, PhD/MPhil

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

  • We offer full-time and part-time opportunities to study for the PhD and MPhil degrees. The study may be through the medium of Welsh or English.
  • The Education programme is offered by the Bangor University.
  • There are no specific Education courses or modules that are taken when completing a research degree. However, the University offers skills modules (e.g. in statistical analysis or the use of computers) for all its PhD and MPhil students.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    The University will accept applications throughout the year.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      PhD: 3 years full-time

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description

      PhD: 5 to 6 years part-time

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research Areas

Education with specialisations in:

  • Welsh-medium education
  • Bilingual education
  • Mathematics education
  • Language and literacy
  • Science education
  • Post-compulsory education
  • Mentoring
  • School effectiveness
  • Special Educational Needs/ Additional learning needs
  • Intercultural Studies in education.

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    67

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

Applications are invited from all those who have good undergradute degrees, irrespective of discipline. Those with a Masters degree are normally exempted from the probationary year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4330 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4330 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Bangor

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Country Scholarship

  • Up to £12,000
  • Bangladesh; Cameroon; Colombia; Egypt; Ghana; Nigeria; Pakistan; Thailand; Turkey; Vietnam

PRONABEC Scholarship                                                                               

  • Full fee waiver & monthly stipend  
  • Peru

Bangor International Scholarships

  • Up to £4,000
  • All countries

Alumni/Existing Students/Family Discount

  • £1,000 in addition to the Bangor International Scholarship
  • All countries

China Scholarship Council

  • Full tuition fee waiver
  • China

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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