This programme is suitable for candidates who are working in academia or industry, or who simply cannot commit to a full-time study at the Salford campus. The online programme is suitable for overseas and home students that are based outside the Manchester area.
This programme is delivered online and is backed up by tutor support. All candidates are allocated a supervisor and a local advisor who will be based in an academic institution, local to the candidate’s country of residence.
Students are able to download research materials, interact with tutors and fellow students, submit work and receive feedback. A breakdown of the programme structure is as follows:
Attendance at the University of Salford is compulsory only for interim assessment, internal evaluation and the final oral examination. There is no additional mandatory requirement to attend the University of Salford.
3 years (plus 1 year completion)
You may apply at anytime during the year. The programme has 3 intakes each year: January, April and October.
Make sure that you have electronic copies of all supporting documentation, such as transcripts, English language tests and research proposals.
You will be prompted to attach these during the online application process.
You can check out research subject pages for lists of PhD subject areas.
For details on entry requirements, fees, and other support and advice please see our page on applying for postgraduate research degrees.