Research ( full-time, part-time)
January 2017, June 2017, April 2017, September 2017
MPhil: Full-time, from 1 to 3 years. Part-time, from 2 to 4 years.
PhD via progression from MPhil, including that period: Full-time, from 2 to 5 years. Part-time, from 3 to 6 years.
PhD: Full-time, from 2 to 5 years. Part-time, from 3 to 6 years.
Work with an internationally renowned academic team that has extensive research activities and collaborations, is widely published and attracts significant grant funding.
The group is known internationally and focuses primarily on translational research, taking a public health perspective on hearing loss management, with a strong interdisciplinary research slant.
Working within the Department of Vision and Hearing Sciences, we can arrange supervision for a very wide range of PhD topics (see ‘supervision’ below), including interdisciplinary programmes.
As one of our PhD students, you’ll be a valued member of our group, with your own workspace, approachable staff and a strong peer group to support and inspire you.
You’ll be able to showcase your work at our departmental meetings and at scientific conferences. Plus there’ll be networking opportunities with our partners nationally and globally.
We include comprehensive research training modules in your programme. These will help you develop professional skills that will be invaluable to your PhD research and wider career.
If you've already conducted research and published work that demonstrates an independent and original contribution to knowledge in this field of you may wish to apply for a PhD by Published Work.
You’ll enjoy the support of supervisory team members chosen for their expertise in your field of interest. They’ll complete regular formal reviews with you, but are here to help you any time.
We’ve a strong record in specialist hearing and interdisciplinary research – and we can support laboratory or field-based studies. Here are a few examples of our current work:
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.
Anglia Ruskin's academic excellence was recognised in 2014, as part of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), an exercise which assesses the quality of academic research. Twelve areas of our work were classed as generating world-leading research. The results showed that we're making a significant impact on economies, societies, the environment and culture in all corners of the globe.
You’ll develop a strong set of research skills as part of your programme and there’ll be good networking opportunities with fellow research students, partner institutions and employers.
Our research partnerships span many countries, including Finland, Sweden, Portugal, India, Iran and China.
If you're interested in finding out more about research study opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’re seeking admission to the degree of MPhil, MPhil with the possibility of transfer to PhD, you’ll normally be required to hold a first or upper second class Honours degree from a university, or any other institution of higher education in the UK with degree-awarding powers. Alternatively, a qualification regarded by Anglia Ruskin as equivalent to a first or upper second class Honours degree may be accepted.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
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