Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Postgraduate

Doctor of Philosophy (Research)

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Course summary

A PhD is an independent piece of research and writing that presents an original contribution to existing knowledge, usually within a given discipline. The maximum length for a PhD thesis is 100,000 words. Students who gain the degree of PhD will have demonstrated: The creation and interpretation of new knowledge, through original research or other advanced scholarship, of a quality to satisfy peer review, extend the forefront of the discipline, and merit publication; A systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge which is at the forefront of an academic discipline or area of professional practice; The general ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the generation of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline, and to adjust the project design in the light of unforeseen problems; A detailed understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic enquiry. The period of study for a PhD is: Full-time candidates: typically 3 years; final deadline 4 years Part-time candidates: typically 5 years; final deadline 6 years

Course details

Modules

Please refer to the Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

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Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

Please refer to the Newman University website for details.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4100* Year 1
Northern Ireland £4100* Year 1
Scotland £4100* Year 1
Wales £4100* Year 1
Channel Islands £4100* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £4100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Doctor of Philosophy at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS