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PhD - Faculty of Science & Technology

PhD - Faculty of Science & Technology

Different course options

Full time | Talbot Campus | 4 years | JAN

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

JAN

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Technology Science (General / Combined)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

From Archaeology & Anthropology to Environmental & Biological Sciences, Technology, Assistive Technologies, Design & Engineering, or Psychology & Security, research within the Faculty of Science & Technology is world-leading.

Our close links to many local and national heritage sites and projects also make this an excellent place to undertake archaeological and anthropological research, and we support research in these fields that has an impact on modern forensic investigation. You could make a difference in the world of technology and have an impact on saving lives or rehabilitation, or work with our psychologists to improve every day life.

We work closely with colleagues from other faculties and specialisms across the university to deliver impactful and exciting research across a multitude of disciplines.

Course details

To be awarded a PhD, you will need to complete a complex and advanced project. You will be expected to critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic, which results in an original and independent contribution to knowledge, as well as to demonstrate an understanding of research methods appropriate to your chosen field.

You will have to present and defend your thesis and/or practical element by viva voce (oral examination), to the satisfaction of the examiners.

Careers

A research degree can open new career opportunities in commercial research and development, consultancy, or could lead you to starting your own business.

You may alternatively consider a career in academia. You may wish to undertake research to contribute to your knowledge of a specialist subject, or develop your employability by enhancing your skills in project management and analysis.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£4,395

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£15,000

Entry requirements

Students need an honours degree at upper second class (2:1) and/or an appropriate master's degree.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgraduate community. The university has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual subject areas: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Medical Science & Public...more

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