University of Derby


This course is for qualified graduates with good Honours degrees who are keen to progress immediately to a research experience in their preparations for a career in which the ability to undertake research will play a key role. Traditional route PhD entails a course of research which normally takes 3 years of full-time study, though students can choose to take it part-time over a period of up to 6 years. The traditional route enables capable and qualified individuals to pursue an original research investigation into a chosen topic within a field of inquiry.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 - 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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