Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Built Environment

The Department offers expert supervision in the following areas: Sustainable technologies; planning and development; construction and facilities management; renewable energies and recycling; economics and sustainability. The programme route you undertake will depend on your qualifications and experience. Most of our students initially register for MPhil/PhD and go on to complete their PhD via successful progression from MPhil.

Entry requirements

To study for an MPhil or MPhil/PhD you should have, or expect to obtain, a minimum 2.1 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 undertaken research training directly related to the PhD project. If you have alternative qualifications, your application will be considered on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account.

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

If you are studying for an MPhil you may be able to progress to a PhD, via written and oral assessments in year 2 (for full time students) or year 3 (for part time students).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 33 months
PhD Part-time September 2017 - 45 months

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0151 231 5090