Research course

Doctor of Philosophy

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Media and Communication
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

We would normally expect you to have an Honours degree at Upper Second Class (2.1) and/or an appropriate masters degree. Some supervisors may ask you for additional entry requirements such as relevant work experience, evidence of written work, or previous study of a particular subject. Entry requirements may vary so it is important to discuss your application in principle before submitting a formal application.

Months of entry

September

Course content

A PhD involves a complex and advanced project and is awarded to a candidate who, having critically investigated and evaluated an approved topic resulting in an independent and original contribution to knowledge and demonstrated an understanding of research methods appropriate to the chosen field, has presented and defended a thesis and/or practical element, by viva voce, to the satisfaction of the examiners.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,025
International students
£12,000 - £14,000

For further details of fees and funding opportunities, please contact our askBU Enquiries Team.

From time to time we offer fully-funded PhD studentships.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
4-7 years months
full time
3-5 years months

Course contact details

Name
askBU Enquiries
Email
askbuenquiries@bournemouth.ac.uk