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MPhil - Faculty of Media & Communication

  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Part-Time

A Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is an excellent precursor to a PhD and undertaking this kind of two-year course with the Faculty of Media & Communication will give you access to experts and resources in a wide range of media and communications fields, as well as law.

There is strong potential for collaborative research that sees you crossing boundaries both within the sector and across all of our faculties, allowing you to deliver insightful and impactful research. 

Key information

Next start date:

September 2018, January 2019

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot & Lansdowne Campus

Duration:

18-36 months full-time or 36-72 months part-time

Entry requirements:

An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher and a relevant Master's degree. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above. For more information check out our international entry requirements.

Course details

You can be awarded a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) after critically investigating and evaluating an approved topic and demonstrating an understanding of research methods appropriate to your chosen field. You’ll be expected to present and defend a thesis and/or practical element, by viva voce (oral examination), to the satisfaction of the examiners. You can register to study for an MPhil on a full-time or part-time basis.

The main focus of an MPhil is to carry out a unique research project, within any research area that is covered by one of our eight research themes. These involve cross-faculty collaboration and present an excellent opportunity to work on an impactful research project.

Entry requirements

How to apply

You can apply for a MPhil with the Faculty of Media & Communication by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button and completing the application form. You will need to create an account and complete the application form in full.

You can save the form as you go, enabling you to return to it at as many times as you want before submitting. The form is split into tabbed sections. As you complete each of the tabbed sections they will turn green; only click submit once all of your tabs are highlighted green.

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