Research course

Education

Institution
Keele University · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Normally require a masters degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Professional research training through devising and implementing a research project, undertaking formal and informal training in subject-specific and transferable skills, and professional development activities.

Social Policy: 74% of research is judged world leading or internationally excellent in quality (4* and 3*).

Department specialisms

Professional identities and professionalisation, and school – based research The scope and pattern of education policy

Research Excellence Framework (REF) score

http://www.keele.ac.uk/humssr/ref2014results

Information for international students

English Language proficiency required to IELTS 7. Keele has research students from over 50 different countries. We offer a safe green campus environment. Support specifically for international students includes an International Students Support Officer and free English language support.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4121
International students
£12250

All sponsorship opportunities are listed on the http://www.keele.ac.uk/pgresearch/studentships/ website Prospective applicants are advised to look regularly to see if there are any opportunities available in your field.

Key sponsors: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
24-48 months
part time
48-84 months

MPhil

full time
12-24 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Name
PGR Administrator
Email
socialsciences.phd@keele.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1782 733641