Research course

Contemporary Writing

Institution
Brunel University, London · Social Sciences, Media and Communications
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

The general University entrance requirement for registration for a research degree is normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree and additionally, for a PhD, a Master’s degree or equivalent. All international students must show evidence that they meet the English requirement for their course of study. This applies even if English is the native language of your home country. An appropriate level of English language competence is also expected as listed below. Applicants may also be required to attend compulsory in-sessional English language support. The Senate reserves the right to assess the eligibility of applicants on an individual basis. IELTS 7.5 (min 7.0 in all). Entry criteria are subject to review and change each academic year.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Research students are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. A research degree provides the opportunity to investigate a topic in depth, and contribute new knowledge to your discipline. Find out more about Research Degrees at Brunel.

A PhD involves demonstrating through original research or other advanced scholarship the creation and interpretation of new knowledge, a systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge at the forefront of an academic discipline or professional practice, the ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the general of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline. Both full-time (3 years) and part-time (6 years) study routes are available.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements: IELTS: 7.5 (min 7W, 7L, 7R, 7S); Pearson: 73 (64 in all subscores); BrunELT: 75% (min 70% in all areas).

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
Email
Cbass-pgr-office@brunel.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1895 267051