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English Existing Published or Creative Work PhD

University of Sunderland

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sunderland

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 01-FEB-22, 01-MAY-22

  • Duration

    6 months

Course summary

Overview

A PhD by Published or Creative Work is designed for individuals with an existing portfolio of published work addressing a central research question. This degree will be awarded to a candidate who has critically investigated an approved topic and demonstrated an understanding of research methods appropriate to the chosen field.

A submission for PhD by Published or Creative Work may comprise of academic papers, chapters, and monographs, scholarly editions of texts, creative practice, artefacts, or curatorial production.

Why us?

  • A PhD is “probably the most internationally transferable qualification” according to the Higher Education Policy Institute
  • We're ranked 2nd in the UK for students’ overall satisfaction with their research degree programme according to the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2018
  • This is the fastest route to a PhD, usually taking less than 12 months to complete
  • Based on outputs that you have already produced, such as articles in peer-reviewed journals
  • Typically, candidates are academics with high-quality research outputs who have not previously undertaken a PhD

Career ready

There is pressure on teaching staff at universities to demonstrate that they have higher qualifications than those whom they are teaching. A PhD is often required for academic posts in research-intensive institutions.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 97 4

    65th out of 106 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    108 54%

    67th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    35th

    41
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    103 50%

    80th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    102nd

    44

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