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Durham University

Durham University

21 courses available

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English Studies PhD

English Studies PhD

Our research expertise includes medieval poetry, drama, myth and romance; Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century English literature; American literature; Twentieth-century poetry and fiction, and critical theory. ...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 6 years Part time degree

Government & International Affairs PhD

Government & International Affairs PhD

Research students are encouraged to feel they are part of a research community rather than working in isolation. We have excellent completion rates, and many of our former research students hold senior...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Physics PhD

Physics PhD

This course covers the following areas: Advanced Instrumentation; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Atomic and Molecular Physics; Condensed Matter Physics; Elementary Particle Theory. ...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Biosciences PhD

Biosciences PhD

The Department of Biosciences at Durham fosters an active, lively and welcoming environment for postgraduates. Research activities are based on the Durham campus, in modern, purpose-built accomodation. ...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Psychology PhD

Psychology PhD

This course provides a world-class research environment for postgraduate students in Biological, Cognitive, Social or Developmental Psychology along with more applied aspects such as Educational Psychology,...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Education PhD

Education PhD

A PhD can be a major step in either launching your career or in reaching your employment aspirations. The Durham University School of Education PhD programme, consisting of both training and supervised...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Applied Social Sciences (SASS) PhD

Applied Social Sciences (SASS) PhD

The main Research Areas include: Criminology; Sociology; Social Policy; Social Work; Sport, Exercise and Health; Community and Youth Work. ...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Chemistry PhD

Chemistry PhD

The degree is awarded on the basis of the presentation and oral examination of a thesis. Quarterly and annual monitoring of progress combined with a Staff-Student on-line blog system for regular meeting...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Classics & Ancient History PhD

Classics & Ancient History PhD

Classics and Ancient History at Durham University belongs to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and is one of the most vibrant Classics departments in the UK. Our academic staff specialise in a wide range...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Geography PhD

Geography PhD

The Doctorate admits any student with a Bachelors or Masters Degree, of the required standard. This is a research degree, leading to presentation of a thesis and, if University conditions are met, graduation...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Anthropology PhD

Anthropology PhD

Anthropology PhD students can take either a Sociocultural or Biological route. Both routes last three years and are examined by thesis. Within the first few months of study, students will agree a work...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Theology & Religion DThM

Theology & Religion DThM

The degree is ideal if you want to pursue research that links an aspect of practice with the core disciplines in theology and the study of religion. It is also a good way to come back to study after a...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

History PhD

History PhD

The PhD programme formally takes three years full-time (or six years part-time) of research and writing, though some students may complete the writing-up of their thesis during a fourth year. ...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Music PhD by Composition

Music PhD by Composition

Students studying for a research degree concentrate on pursuing an independent research project devised in consultation with their supervisors. Musicologists and ethnomusicologists write a large-scale...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 6 years Part time degree

Music PhD by Thesis

Music PhD by Thesis

Students studying for a research degree concentrate on pursuing an independent research project devised in consultation with their supervisors. Musicologists and ethnomusicologists write a large-scale...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 6 years Part time degree

Archaeology MPhD

Archaeology MPhD

A range of general and specialist research training will be provided for you through individual and group tuition based in the department and more general research preparation courses organised centrally. ...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Mathematical Sciences PhD

Mathematical Sciences PhD

The degree is awarded on successful completion of a thesis based on original research carried out over a period of between three and four years, depending on the subject area, under the guidance of your supervisor. ...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Computer Science PhD

Computer Science PhD

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) usually takes three and a half years to complete. Upon arrival at Computer Science in Durham, you will be assigned academic supervisors who are international experts in their field. ...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Theology & Religion PhD

Theology & Religion PhD

The Integrated PhD is aimed at students who are intending to pursue doctoral research in Theology and Religion but who are not yet ready to embark on independent research. Candidates may apply solely...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree

Earth Sciences PhD

Earth Sciences PhD

The Department of Earth Sciences is research-led, offering postgraduate research students state-of-the-art facilities in purpose built accomodation (the Arthur Holmes Building) located on the Universitys Science Site. ...Read more
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 72 months Part time degree
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