Research course


Wrexham Glyndwr University · School of Health, Social Care, Sport and Exercise Sciences

Entry requirements

Following programmes are available for research students:

(a) MPhil

(b) MPhil/PhD

(c) PhD - you may be permitted to enrol directly onto a PhD in exceptional circumstances

To complete a PhD you will normally be required to enter the programme on an MPhil route and undertake an upgrade to PhD process durng your studies.

To apply you should possess a UK Honours degree, normally with at least an upper second class honours, or an academic or professional qualification which is deemed to be equivalent.

For International applicants whose first language is not English or Welsh a minimum overall IELTS Score of 6.5 is required.

Months of entry


Course content

Wrexham Glyndŵr University offers MPhil (Master of Philosophy) and PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) qualifications which are validated by the University of Chester.

A postgraduate research degree allows you to undertake in-depth, independent study in a specific area.

See more information on undertaking research here.

Fees and funding

For information on tuition fees and any postgraduate research scholarship or studentships that are currently available, please see our fees and student finance page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Student and Programmes Centre (PGR)
01978 293063