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MPhil/PhD English

University of Plymouth

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This full time or part time doctoral programme is suitable for people who have a particular research question or topic in mind, and wish to explore this through independent study in order to produce an original contribution to the subject. If you aspire to a research career this is the most appropriate research degree to undertake.You will be guided by a small supervisory team of academic experts under the direction of a Director of Studies. Even if you already have a masters degree, you will ... READ MORE

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Full time | Plymouth University | 4 years | 01-OCT-21..

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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65th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
71st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
48th

Start date and duration

Start date
01-OCT-21,...
01-OCT-21, 01-JAN-22, 01-APR-22
Full Time
4 years

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, March 2021

Entry requirements
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Details
Students should have Masters degree or equivalent from a UK higher education institution in a relevant subject. Applicants normally have to supply a research proposal, personal statement, and occasionally evidence that they are prepared to undertake the proposed project. This may include a portfolio, or a sample of critical writing, depending on their area of study. Other UK or overseas qualifications may also be accepted – with academic reference.

Tuition fees

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£4,473 per year
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£17,170 per year
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£17,170 per year
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English BA (Hons)

So many opportunities to offer, such a lovely location and pretty supportive...

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How English Language students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 31 reviews

5 star 59%
4 star 32%
3 star 6%
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1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 2,399 reviews

5 star 37%
4 star 47%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
CompUniGuide ranking
71st
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The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding training for postgraduate students. Plymouth’s campus boasts nine award winning cafés, the Jill Craigie cinema, the city’s largest contemporary art gallery (the Arts Institute), and the Nancy Astor gym. There are also specialised campus facilities for medical, nursing and allied health students at Derriford Hospital and Treliske Hospital sites.

Where you'll study

University of Plymouth

Drake Circus Plymouth
PL4 8AA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Plymouth  0.2 miles away

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