University of Westminster PhD

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University of Westminster PhD

The PhD is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research, supported by a team of supervisors, that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a thesis. The PhD programme also supports the development of research and generic skills to equip you to operate successfully as a professional researcher in any setting.

ATTENDANCE MODE NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK MAXIMUM LENGTH OF PROGRAMME START DATES
Full time At least 35 hours a week Four years September
January
Part time
(Home students only)
At least 15 hours a week Eight years September
January
PhD by Published Work By arrangement with the supervisory team
Two Years
September
January

Distance learning

The Research Degree by Distance Learning scheme allows candidates to enrol for a University of Westminster research degree.

ATTENDANCE MODE NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK MAXIMUM LENGTH OF PROGRAMME START DATES
Part-time at least 15 hours per week Eight years September
January
Full-time at least 36 hours per week Four years September
January