Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Open University

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What is a PhD?A PhD is a Doctorate of Philosophy, a prestigious qualification which is the highest level of degree that a student can achieve, demonstrating talent, academic excellence and a thirst for knowledge. In a modern knowledge-based economy, highly educated and skilled people such as doctoral graduates are in great demand. They form the most highly educated and skilled group in the UK and internationally. Many will go on to use their skills within academia or in research-intensive ... READ MORE

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Full time | Open University | 4 years | FEB, OCT

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Start date and duration

Start date
FEB, OCT
Full Time
4 years

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Details
The normal minimum entrance requirement is an upper second class honours degree or masters degree, relevant to the proposed area of study, from a recognised higher education institution in the UK or other recognised degree-awarding body.

Tuition fees

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More info: The annual fee amounts for 2019–20 are: £4,327. There may be a slight increase in the fee for 2020-21 entry. Fees normally increase annually in line with inflation..

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees

More info: The annual fee amounts for 2019–20 are: £4,327. There may be a slight increase in the fee for 2020-21 entry. Fees normally increase annually in line with inflation..

Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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More info: The annual fee amounts for 2019–20 are: Overseas non-science students £10,987; Overseas science students £14,200. There may be a slight increase in the fee for 2020-21 entry. Fees normally increase annually in line with inflation..

International Students
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Where you'll study

Open University

Student Recruitment Team PO Box 197 Milton Keynes
MK7 6BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Peartree  1.4 miles away

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