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Entry requirements for PhD opportunities

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If you would like to apply for a PhD opportunity within the School of Life & Health Sciences:

  • You should have been awarded the UK equivalent of either a 1st or a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject or have an MSc and/or similar award or experience deemed to provide evidence of research potential

Non-native speakers of English are normally also required to satisfy minimum English language requirements. Currently, these are:

  • IELTS:  Minimum Overall Score of: 7.0 (minimum of 6.5 in each section)

  • TOEFL (Internet-based Only):  Minimum Overall Score of 101 (for the following sections minimum of Reading: 23, Writing:  26, Listening: 23 and Speaking: 22)

  • PEARSON:  Minimum Overall Score of: 72  (minimum of 63 in each section).

IELTS   TOEFL iBT   Pearson Academic
   
Reading Writing Listening Speaking TOTAL   Reading Writing Listening Speaking TOTAL   Reading Writing Listening Speaking TOTAL
6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 7.0   23 26 23 22 101   63 63 63 63 72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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