There are several routes to gaining a PhD. MPhil/PhD is the most common route for Education students. The MPhil stage usually includes a critical review of existing academic literature on the subject and often a pilot research study. This can then be written up (c 30,000 words) and successful students are awarded an MPhil. Alternatively if you decide to progress to the PhD you can do so by a short report (c5,000 words) which acts as a summary of the work done so far and a plan for the PhD itself. At Staffordshire University students can undertake an MPhil or MPhil/PhD by part-time, full-time or blended learning. Direct PhD is where the candidate already has an MPhil degree in the intended area for the PhD. Otherwise the students need to register for an MPhil leading to PhD as above. Direct PhD study can be completed by full-time, part-time or blended learning.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||September 2016||-||4 years|
|PhD||Part-time||September 2016||-||6 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||September 2016||-||4 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||September 2016||-||6 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)||Stoke on Trent||ST4 2DF||West Midlands|
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