These are University of London research degrees examined wholly by thesis, prepared under the supervision of a member of staff of the Institute. Students can pursue their academic interests within the friendly and supportive environment of the Institute, enhanced by the outstanding libraries of the University of London, including our own prestigious library collection.
Thesis and oral examination.
For the MPhil degree, the length of thesis should not normally exceed 60,000 words, and for the PhD degree 100,000 words. Both lengths are inclusive of footnotes and appendices but exclusive of bibliography and references.
|Mode of study:|
MPhil - two academic years of full-time study, or the equivalent in part-time study.
PhD - three academic years of full-time study, or the equivalent in part-time study.
Full-time Home and EU Master’s students: £5,000.
Part-time Home and EU Master’s students: £2,500.
Fulltime Overseas Master’s students: £12,000.
|Funding||See here for SAS studentships and bursaries.|
Master’s degree of a UK University or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in an appropriate subject.
In exceptional circumstances the Institute will allow applications from individuals who possess suitable, extensive, alternative professional experience associated with their chosen area of study.
IELTS (International English LanguageTesting Service) test at level 7 or a degree taken in a majority English-speaking country.
The Institute welcomes applications from international students. If in doubt as to the effect of your status on your application please contact the School registry on 020 7862 8663.
Potential applicants should be aware of the impact of the Government’s Points Based system for Tier 4 (i.e. student) entrants on their application. See UK Border Agency for full details.
|Deadline||Applications are accepted throughout the year but must have been received and processed by 31 August.|
|Application form||Download the application form from the SAS Website|
|Application details||For full details as to how to apply, see here, or contact Alex Bussey on 020 7862 8758 / firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Subject areas covered|
The Institute currently offers supervision in a number of subject areas across different periods, including:
Please note that occasionally the Institute will co-supervise with individuals outside of the IHR in order to enhance the breadth of expertise available to the student.