Liverpool John Moores University
If you are applying for an MPhil or an MPhil/PhD you should normally have, or be expecting to obtain, a 1st or upper 2nd-Class Honours degree in a relevant subject. If you are applying for a PhD direct you must: Have a Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject; have had research training directly related to the PhD project. If you have qualifications other than those above, your application will be considered individually on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account.
You can study topics such as: Advanced presentation skills; applying for ethical approval; how to be an effective researcher; poster presentation/ design; postgraduate employability skills; project management; writing skills including creative planning for writing your thesis; surviving the viva; speed reading.
You can progress from MPhil to PhD, via a written and oral assessment in year 2 (full time students) or year 3 (part time students). The PhD requires: Competence in conducting an independent enquiry; competence in the use of appropriate research methods and techniques; you to be at the forefront of understanding your specialist topic; an original, personal contribution to the understanding of a problem, the advancement of knowledge or the generation of new ideas.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||September 2016||-||33 months|
|PhD||Part-time||September 2016||-||45 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Liverpool John Moores University||Liverpool||L3 2AJ||North West|
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