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.
Study your research degree with a well-funded, internationally published academic team that’s making exciting discoveries.
Our academic team has a wealth of international experience in research and research training, as well as an impressive record of attracting grants from research councils, charities and industry.
We pursue our work under two broad banners: our Visual Function and Physiology Research Group; and the Anglia Vision Research Group.
Here’s a brief overview of our main areas of expertise and interest:
We can accommodate a wide range of research proposals and can offer you expert academic support, as well as comprehensive research training and an inspiring scientific community.
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.
Our supervisory staff are recognised experts in their field. They gained their own PhDs in a variety of institutions internationally and act as expert reviewers for vision journals and other PhD awarders.
They’ll bring this experience to supervising your programme, whether at regular formal reviews or advising you day-to-day.
Their research expertise includes:
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.
We’ve state-of-the-art psychophysical and elctrophysiological systems for studying vision, eye movements and the visual brain, as well as access to the facilities of partners such as Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.
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.
To help you get the most from your programme we’ll provide comprehensive research training. Topics include research methods, academic writing and publishing, and conference presentation.
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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