Research course

Research Degrees – Materials and Engineering Research Institute

Institution
Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Typically you need • an appropriate masters degree or an honours degree 2.1 or above, from a UK higher education institution or • a qualification the University considers as being equivalent. Other qualifications and experience are considered on their merits. You must also complete an interview in person or by phone with the prospective director of studies and provide two satisfactory references. International students Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level. An offer of a research degree place may be made subject to a completing our Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes course.

Months of entry

October, May, February

Course content

Study for a higher degree by research in our Materials and Engineering Research institute. You train in research methods and complete a high level research project in a research institute where 75 per cent of our staff were judged to be internationally leading.

Key points
• Study for a higher degree by research in our materials and engineering research institute.
• Build on previous academic or professional experience to develop your expertise.
• Benefit from the input of research-active staff.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Email
admissions@shu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 225 5555