Professional Doctorate in PhD - Faculty of Science & Technology

    About This Professional Doctorate

    Course Description

    From Archaeology & Anthropology to Environmental & Biological Sciences, Technology, Security, Design & Engineering, or Psychology, research within the Faculty of Science & Technology is world-leading.

    The faculty also hosts four interdisciplinary research centres and one research institute: Ageing and Dementia Research CentreInterdisciplinary Neuroscience Research CentreCentre for Ecology, Environment and Sustainability and Institute for Studies in Landscape and Human Evolution.

    Our close links to many local and national heritage sites and projects also make this an excellent place to undertake archaeological and anthropological research, and we support research in these fields that has an impact on modern forensic investigation. You could make a difference in the world of technology and have an impact on saving lives or rehabilitation, or work with our psychologists to improve every day life.

    We work closely with colleagues from other faculties and specialisms across the university to deliver impactful and exciting research across a multitude of disciplines.

    Visit the PhD - Faculty of Science & Technology page on the Bournemouth University website for more details!

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    Funded PhD & MRes studentships - No. of awards TBC

    We are proud to be offering a broad range of funded PhD & MRes studentship opportunities, strongly aligned to our key Fusion themes and BU2025 core strategic investment areas: Assistive Technology, Animation, Simulation & Visualisation, Sustainability & Low Carbon Technology and Medical Science. This commitment to greater expansion of our research work, demonstrates BU’s significant investment in our Doctoral College, supporting growth in innovation and developing future talent and expertise in our PhD & MRes students.Here at BU, we offer you the opportunity to work with external organisations on many of our matched-funded research projects. We recognise that partnering with outside companies and charities will broaden your knowledge and experience beyond academia and many of these projects allow you to participate in cutting-edge applied research areas, generating immediate and tangible societal impacts.Be assured you will joining a world-leading research community, with the support of a team of dedicated, enthusiastic academic and professional support staff who will ensure your work is efficient, enjoyable and, most of all, successful. All of this within a fabulous location, with seven miles of award-winning sandy beaches amongst the many delights of Bournemouth which attract a vibrant and creative community.

    Value of Scholarship(s)

    £15,450 per year


    Outstanding academic potential as measured normally by either a 1st class honours degree (or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) or a Master’s degree with distinction or equivalentMRes:
    Outstanding academic potential as measured normally by an upper second class honours degree (or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA)English language requirements:
    An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 6.0 in each component, or equivalent) for candidates for whom English is not their first language and this must be evidenced at point of application.

    Application Procedure

    There are individual application deadlines for each funded PhD & MRes Studentship, which are detailed on the relevant page.

    Application information:

    More information can be found on our website.

    Further Information

    Entry Requirements

    We would normally expect you to have an Honours degree at Upper Second Class (2:1) and/or an appropriate Master's degree.

    Some supervisors may ask you for additional entry requirements such as relevant work experience, evidence of written work, or previous study of a particular subject.

    Entry requirements may vary so it is important to discuss your application in principle before submitting a formal application.

    If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

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