Bournemouth University

Archaeology and Anthropology

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. Key subject areas you can focus on during a PhD are:; anthropology; aquatic science; archaeology; biology; conservation; creative technology; cyber security and computing; design education; design simulation; environment; forensic science; genetics; molecular biology; primatology; psychology; smart technology and data science; structural integrity and nano-coatings; sustainable design and renewable energy; toxicology; tribology.

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.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

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