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O que eu aprenderei?

While the traditional PhD requires you to engage entirely in research training, this programme enables you to gain added value from taught, subject-based modules.

This course allows you to broaden and deepen your subject knowledge at the same time as undertaking your own research and developing a set of transferable professional skills in preparation for a variety of careers.

Your coursework in year 1 will be taken in the MA in Social Research programme, within the University’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognised Doctoral Training Centre. This programme provide postgraduate researchers with a thorough and advanced education in social research design and the most up-to-date training in methods of data collection and analysis. The combination of core modules and short courses on more advanced topics provides flexibility to relate training to the thesis topic.

If you pass the coursework component, you will progress to normal PhD study in years 2 – 4. You will work closely with your supervisors in designing and undertaking your own research project, leading to an 80,000 word thesis. You will also undertake additional training in advanced methods and transferable skills, guided by the regular training needs analysis that forms an essential basis for your Career Development Plan.

Employability

The training enables graduates to develop advanced skills in designing and conducting research, in ways that are applicable to a variety of careers in academia, business, government and non-profit organisations.

Graduates from the School have gone on to work in a range of careers, with recent graduates working with organisations such as the United Nations, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, local authorities in the UK and overseas and the Department for International Development.

The School takes employability very seriously and as well as linking students to the central careers services, also incorporates opportunities to enhance their employment prospects, including highlighting work experience opportunities, encouraging volunteering in extra-curricular projects (such as student seminars and events) and by inviting backgrounds for students to meet.

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Government

Opções de estudo

Período integral (4 anos)

Valores
£20.430,00 (R$ 124.756) por ano
Esta é uma taxa fixa

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Prazo para inscrição

1 July 2022

Data de início

19 Setembro 2022

Localização

University of Birmingham

Edgbaston,

Birmingham,

B15 2TT, England

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Students should posses either an excellent undergraduate degree with evidence of research ability; or undergraduate and postgraduate degrees which are not necessarily in fields directly related to the intended area of research. Besides formal qualifications, a key factor determining whether the Department decides to accept a candidate is the quality of his or her research proposal and its relevance to our own interests. Successful completion of a research thesis demands a high level of self-discipline, motivation and commitment to the subject of research. Great importance is placed on work experience, when relevant. Students need to have an IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band is equivalent to: TOEFL: 88 overall with no less than 21 in Reading, 21 Listening, 22 Speaking and 21 in Writing; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Academic 59 in all four skills; Cambridge English (exams taken from 2015): Advanced - minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.

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Sobre University of Birmingham

A universidade é conhecida mundialmente por suas pesquisas pioneiras e descobertas inovadoras que impactam a sociedade internacional.

  • Uma das melhores universidades de pesquisa intensiva do mundo
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  • 5 faculdades com centenas de opções de estudo
  • Muito suporte ao estudante internacional

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