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- Degree awarded
- Master of Philosophy
- 1 Year [Full-Time]
- Entry requirements
- The standard academic entry requirements for an MPhil programme will be a Lower Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline.
- How to apply
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MPhil (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): Base Rate £4,121; Band C £8,000; Band D £10,000
International students (per annum): Base rate £22,000; With consumables £23,000
- MPhil (part-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): Base rate £2,060; Band C £4,000; Band D £5,000
International students (per annum): Base rate £11,000; With consumables £11,500
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.
Programmes in related subject areas
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Academic entry qualification overview
Students will need to be able to demonstrate competency in the English language and students who do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a test such as IELTS or TOEFL and attain a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with no sub test < 5.5), IB TOEFL 90 (with no sub test < 22).
English language test validity
Other international entry requirements
How to apply
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