University of East London

Course Introduction

Course Summary

Studying for an MPhil with UEL?s School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering (ACE) will push you to the limit - and you?ll be supported all the way by our world-class academic staff.

ACE has strong research expertise in urban sustainability, cyber-security and big data studies. We?re also world leaders in ecological and environmental protection studies - from peat marsh carbon capture to bumblebee conservation.

We have a strong culture of research collaboration between our architecture, computing, engineering and geo-information centres; as well as with other UEL Schools and international partners.

Your Research Proposal

Research proposals give us a better understanding of the area you want to study for an MPhil, PhD via MPhil or PhD Direct course. You don?t have to follow a predetermined structure when writing your proposal, but it?s a good idea to include a title that describes the aims and scope of your research, and information on how your ideas fit in with the research interests of UEL.

Other important elements include: relevant academic literature, how your research will advance knowledge in this area, and a possible methodology. You should also include a timescale for your research.

Start Date:

2020-SEP-21. 2020-SEP-21.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £5,260 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £14,040 Overseas Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £5,260 European Fees
5 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £2,630 Home Fees
5 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £7,020 Overseas Fees
5 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £2,630 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants for a PhD via MPhil should have either a first class or upper second class honours degree from a UK Higher Education Institution, or an overseas qualification rated as equivalent. To apply for a PhD course, you should have an MPhil, or MRes qualification or an overseas qualification rated as equivalent.
  • International entry requirements: Applicants for a PhD via MPhil should have either a first class or upper second class honours degree from a UK Higher Education Institution, or an overseas qualification rated as equivalent. To apply for a PhD course, you should have an MPhil, or MRes qualification or an overseas qualification rated as equivalent. The minimum requirement for a research degree is an IELTS Academic English score of 7.0 overall (minimum of 6.5 in all components). This should normally have been gained within the past two years.
  • IELTS score: 7