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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

As an MPhil student, you'll undertake independent research culminating in the production of a thesis. Typically, you will have developed your own research proposal or will be applying for a studentship with a pre-approved project aim. The award of a Master of Philosophy requires you to demonstrate that you: have engaged in enquiry which makes a contribution to knowledge within your field of study can demonstrate a systematic understanding of the current state of knowledge within your field of theory and/or practice show the ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project capable of contributing new knowledge close to the forefront of the discipline or field of practice; can demonstrate a sound understanding of the methodology and techniques of enquiry relevant to the discipline or field of study; have developed a capacity to form judgements of issues and ideas in the field of research and/or practice, and communicate and justify these to relevant audiences; can critically reflect on your work and evaluate its strengths and weaknesses. The overall difference between a doctorate and an MPhil relates to the depth and sophistication of your research, rather than its length or duration.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

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  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With over 30,000 students at UWE Bristol from over 160 countries, students will feel part of a friendly, multicultural community.
Bristol is a vibrant, creative, diverse and welcoming city – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 52 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    104 49%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    36 36%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%



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