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PhD by Research

An independent study

Key Facts

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Faculty:
Research Office

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Study Options:
Full/Part Time

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Start Date:
Sept '21

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Level:
Research

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Course Length:
3/6 Years

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Fees:

Full-time: £6,100
Part-time: £6,100
International (Non EU): £13,300
(For 2021, international and EU fees will be the same as Home fees)

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Become a PhD Researcher

Invest in your future with the University of Gibraltar. Join our vibrant, ambitious and growing research community.
Choose to study your PhD at our university and benefit from a personalised study experience.
Profit from our unique geographical location, our facilities and our established connections with experienced supervisors locally and abroad.
Get ready to take your next steps into academia.
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Covid-19 vaccine: Staff and Students

Gibraltar was the first country in the world to vaccinate its entire population from Covid-19. As part of the nationwide vaccination programme, all University of Gibraltar teaching staff and students – including non-residents and international students – were offered a Covid 19 vaccine.

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Face to face teaching

We are committed to providing an excellent learning experience that is personal and participative. That’s why we have decided to continue the face-to-face delivery of our programmes.

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What we can provide

As a University of Gibraltar researcher, you will be provided with a range of facilities and support structures to assist you in your research studies. These include:
  • Your Primary and Secondary supervisors; locally and internationally-based:
  • Use of the University of Gibraltar premises, with access to relevant Associate Campuses; including The Gibraltar Botanic Gardens, The Gibraltar National Museum and The Gibraltar Garrison Library; The Gibraltar Health Authority and various business partners;
  • Access to specialist equipment where applicable;
  • Taught courses to complement and support main research themes;
  • A collegiate atmosphere within which to undertake your research

Main Research Areas

Come and join our vibrant, ambitious and growing research community.

Choose to study your PhD at University of Gibraltar and immediately benefit from a bespoke and immersive experience. Profit from our unique geographical location, our new dedicated facilities and our established connections with experienced supervisors locally and abroad. Get ready to take your next steps into academia.

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Entry Requirements

Our degrees are available to those who want to pursue their studies through conventional research. The doctoral programme is normally open to anyone who:

  • Holds a recognised Master’s degree; or
  • Has a good honours degree and research or professional experience at postgraduate level
  • All applicants will be expected to submit a research proposal alongside their application. Please find a guide below.
RESEARCH PROPOSAL GUIDE
English Language Requirements:

An overall IELTS test result of 6.5, including a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-tests. Equivalent awards will be considered (e.g. Pearson’s Test of English, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English, Duolingo English Test, City & Guilds International ESOL 8984, or the TOEFL- IBT test of English proficiency). If you do not meet our entry requirements, you can still apply as we will consider your application. Please click below for more info.

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Fees

Programme Fee (per annum) Years
Full-Time £6,100 3
Part-Time £6,100 6
International (Non-EU) £13,300 3 (For 2021, international and EU fees will be the same as Home fees)

Note: Above fees are applicable to the 2021/2022 Academic year and are payable per annum. Fees are subject to indexation.
Additional bench/lab fees may be applicable in some cases. Please enquire for further details.

Scholarships

The University of Gibraltar hosts or directly offers a number of scholarship programmes to support your studies. Scholarships are available to support undergraduate, Master’s degree and PhD programmes and are made available to students based on certain criteria.

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