MPhil - You should hold or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, in a related subject. PhD - You should hold a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, and you should hold or expect to achieve a postgraduate Master’s degree in a related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
You will be supervised closely by two experienced academics in your field. Typically, you will meet your supervisors fortnightly in the first term and at regular intervals thereafter. Meetings are logged and goals agreed each time.
All MPhil and PhD students are required to attend skills and training courses at College and University level. You will also be expected to give presentations to other research students and staff at departmental seminars and present at the postgraduate conference of the College of Arts and Humanities which is held in October. From the second year you may have opportunities to teach undergraduate tutorials and seminars, for which you receive training and payment. The College provides financial support for research students to attend conferences outside of Swansea or conduct research away from Swansea. The maximum amount currently awarded is £600.- (over the duration of your course).
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Matthew Wall
- +44 (0)1792 602987