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About this course

The PhD degree at the Prince’s School is awarded for the completion of a programme of advanced study and research. The research represents an original contribution to knowledge; evidences acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge which is at the forefront of the area(s) with which the research is concerned; demonstrates an ability to conceptualise, design and implement a research project for generation of new knowledge, applications, or understanding at the forefront of the field of the traditional arts; shows a detailed understanding of applicable methods and techniques for advanced enquiry and research.

Important Note: - Candidates for the PhD degree will initially be registered as an MPhil/PhD with the possibility of transfer to PhD upon completion of a transfer process and approval of their application by the School’s Research Degree Committee and University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Entry Requirements

  • The normal minimum entrance requirement for applicants for candidature for research degrees is an upper second class honours degree or a master’s degree relevant to the proposed area of research awarded by a UK or other recognised University or higher education institution, or by the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA). 
  • A minimum IELTS score (or equivalent) of 6.5 at entry with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading and written components and a minimum of 5.5 in the listening and speaking components. 

Note: Applicants who do not possess the normal minimum entrance qualifications may be considered for candidature based on other qualifications or experience