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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

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

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

About the programme

A University of Hertfordshire research degree is an internationally recognised degree signifying high levels of achievement in research. It develops extensive subject expertise and independent research skills which are honed over an extended period, depending on the level of the award. You would undertake a substantial, original research project for the duration of the degree, under the supervision and guidance of two or more academic members of staff. Your supervisory team provides guidance both in the selection of a research topic and in the conduct of the research. You are also supported by attendance at postgraduate seminar series to develop subject specific knowledge and research skills relevant to your field of research. The degree is assessed solely on the basis of the final research output, in the form of a substantial written thesis which must be defended in a viva. During the course of the degree, you would be encouraged to present your work at major conferences and in refereed research publications.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,650per year

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    80th

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 51 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    93 45%

    48th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    20th

    3

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