MPhil: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time.
PhD: 36 months full time, 72 months part-time.
Our MPhil and PhD Degrees are 'by research' only, i.e. awarded on the basis of satisfactory theses. For the MPhil, candidates submit a thesis of between 40-60,000 words. For PhD, candidates must submit a thesis of 80-100,000 words. Candidates also take research methods modules. These degrees are suitable for candidates who have a clear idea of a particular research area which they wish to research in-depth.