University of Aberdeen
Honours degree in relevant subject required. Applicants who have been educated in the medium of English are still required to meet the English language requirements (certain countries may be exempted from this requirement). This programme requires that applicants meet the 'postgraduate standard' level of English proficiency. Applicants who are in doubt about their proficiency in English should contact the British Council office or its equivalent in their country. For applicants whose 1st language is not English, it is important that their proficiency in English is good in order for them to study successfully at the University.
MSc by Research: Students undertake a research project under the guidance of an academic supervisor and, unlike a postgraduate taught degree by coursework and dissertation, there are no formal lectures or seminars and work is not formally examined until after the final thesis is submitted. The thesis is required to display evidence of originality or present a satisfactory, orderly and critical exposition of existing knowledge within the field concerned. PhD: A PhD is a Doctorate of Philosophy, a prestigious qualification that demonstrates talent, academic excellence and a thirst for knowledge. It usually culminates in a thesis based on research carried out over the course of 3-4 years. The research must "make a distinct contribution to knowledge and afford evidence of originality as shown by the exercise of independent critical powers". There are no formal lectures or seminars but students' work will be periodically qualitatively monitored by the Graduate School.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International)||36 months|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|
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