The PhD - the most advanced research degree - leads to a dissertation of up to 80,000 words under the expert guidance of a supervisory committee. You will be assigned a lead supervisor from our full-time staff and one or more co-supervisors drawn from our entire staff, including our Distinguished Research Professors. All PhD candidates are provided with regular meetings with the members of their supervisory committee. The principal role of these meetings is to guide candidates through the process of conceiving, researching and writing their dissertations. In addition, the departmental Director of Research Students will function as an academic advisor, providing general academic assistance and guidance. You will also be given a departmental Mentor to assist with pastoral care and more practical issues. Additional research training is available and you will be provided with office space and computer, printing and copying facilities. You are also encouraged to attend a weekly PG Research Seminar and the regular meetings of the Department's Philosophy Society, and Staff Seminar, as well as to apply for funds to attend and participate in graduate conferences.
PhD, DPhil, PhD, DPhil Award
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
3 years Duration