Bournemouth University

Corporate and Marketing Communication

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.

Entry requirements

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PhD

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.

MPhil

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.

Assessment methods

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus BH1 3JJ South West
Talbot Campus BH12 5BB South West

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