Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

This course will help you to achieve a critical conceptual understanding of evidence and theory relating to recent developments in the field. You will then be in a position to apply this understanding to your own professional context. You will take taught modules as part of your qualifying requirement; the aim of these modules is to help you to gain the skills, knowledge and understanding to engage with and evaluate research and theory; these modules will also enable you to prepare and carry out a research project.

Course Modules

You will take taught modules as part of your qualifying requirement.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
PhD with Integrated Study
7 years
Part Time
PhD with Integrated Study

Qualifications required:

  • A 1st degree and a taught Master's degree in a relevant subject; some relevant work experience is desirable, but not essential. You will be asked to complete a short admissions task. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English: IELTS Academic Test score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.