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Law 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-22, 01-FEB-23, 01-MAY-23

  • 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

    83rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 97 30

    105th out of 106 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    112 54%

    68th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    79th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    14th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    86 39%

    106th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    96th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    6th

    44

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