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PhD - Faculty of Science & Technology

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

From Archaeology & Anthropology to Environmental & Biological Sciences, Technology, Design & Engineering, or Psychology & Security, research within the Faculty of Science & Technology is world-leading.

By undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy with us you will become part of our thriving research community. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results, we were ranked first in the south-west for art and design, based on world-leading research.

Our close links to many local and national heritage sites and projects also make this an excellent place to undertake archaeological and anthropological research, and we support research in these fields that has an impact on modern forensic investigation. You could make a difference in the world of technology and have an impact on saving lives or rehabilitation, or work with our psychologists to improve every day life.

We work closely with colleagues from other faculties and specialisms across the university to deliver impactful and exciting research across a multitude of disciplines.

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Key information

Next start date:

January 2019, April 2019, September 2019 & January 2020

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot and Lansdowne Campus

Entry requirements:

An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher and/or 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

To be awarded a PhD, you will need to complete a complex and advanced project. You will be expected to critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic, which results in an original and independent contribution to knowledge, as well as to demonstrate an understanding of research methods appropriate to your chosen field.

You will have to present and defend your thesis and/or practical element by viva voce (oral examination), to the satisfaction of the examiners.

Entry requirements

How to apply

You can apply for a PhD with the Faculty of Science & Technology 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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