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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Course outline

The Faculty of Health Sciences provides opportunities for research to MPhil and PhD level or MPhil with transfer to PhD. The route to your degree will give you a unique intellectual challenge and an opportunity to work on a project in-depth.

PhD requires in-depth investigation of a topic and an original contribution to existing knowledge

Course content

You will undertake a project under expert supervision, exploring your topic and produce a thesis (maximum word count below), which you will defend in a viva.

PhD (up to 80,000 words)

As part of your research development you will also complete a short course (the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods) that builds up your knowledge and skills concerning the nature and practicalities of academic research.

Graduate destinations

As an expert in your field our graduates go on to a range of careers, depending on your area of study. Many choose to continue in academia.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,500per year

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

University information

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 118 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    110 51%

    84th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    15th

    10

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