Swansea University

Swansea University

Health Sciences

This programme delivers the bioscientific research that provides the key evidence base for future changes in medical practice; influences the structure and delivery of health care systems and health interventions; and improves outcomes for patients. Current students are exploring the anti-fungal properties of maggot secretions and the antimicrobial properties of ragworms, and the physiological effects of a cardiac rehabilitation programme on myocardial infarction patients in Kuwait.

Entry requirements

Applicants to the MPhil course should normally hold an Honours degree (2.1 or above) in a discipline related to the chosen speciality, or a relevant, approved postgraduate qualification. PhD applicants would normally have, or be studying for, a Master's degree. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Assessment methods

PhD assessment comprises of a thesis of no more than 100,000 words, which demonstrates original research that contributes significantly to the subject area. This is then followed by an oral examination of the thesis (viva). MPhil assessment comprises of a thesis of no more than 60,000 words, which demonstrates original research that contributes significantly to the subject area. This is then followed by an oral examination of the thesis (viva).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,600 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,600 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Human and Health Science
Telephone number: 
01792 295309