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Before you apply, it is helpful to identify how your proposed research links to the areas of specialism and expertise within the relevant School.
You can save your application at any time and return to it later if you want to. At this stage, your application cannot be seen by the University, only by you.
Our research priority areas also provide a good insight into areas of current research and academic expertise. If you find a staff profile of interest, you may also benefit from having a look at their research outputs in our open access research repository.You will need to submit the following with your application:
In order to start a research degree, your proposal will need to be accepted by your potential supervisors. This makes your proposal a crucial part of your application. For tips on writing a successful proposal, please see our guide to writing a research proposal.
You will also need to meet the following entry requirements:
Please refer to the course page.
You will need to demonstrate your English proficiency, for example with an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band, or an equivalent. Please see our English language requirements for more options and information.
We’ll be in touch once we have received your application. This will be checked in admissions and if we require anything further then we will be in touch – we aim to respond to your application within 6-8 weeks. We will then send applications to the School Postgraduate Research Lead for review of your proposal. If there is interest from supervisors within the research group, we will then invite you to interview.
In order to secure your place on the course, we recommend that you submit an application as soon as possible, usually at least one month before the course start date.
If you are an international applicant and need a Tier 4 visa, please apply two months before the start date. For more information, please see the CAS request deadlines.
To accept your offer of a place at the University of Gloucestershire you must agree to the student contract.
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