Manchester Metropolitan University offers thirty distance learning scholarships for high-quality individual applicants of all nationalities to pursue PhD programme.
The distance learning PhD programmes at Manchester Metropolitan University are ideally suited for those who want to develop their professional careers without having to leave employment as well as those who may have personal commitments that preclude traditional on-campus study.
Those students whose first language is not English will require an IELTS score of 6.5 (no component below 6.0) or equivalent English Language qualification.
Scholarships are awarded for pursuing PhD programme in the following subjects: Art, Design and Architecture, Business and Management, Contemporary Arts (including Theatre, Dance, Drama, and Music), English (including Creative Writing), Exercise, Fashion and Clothing, Film, TV and Cultural Studies, History, Hospitality / Events Management, Information & Communications, Languages, Politics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology (including Criminology), Sport and Tourism Management
Worth of Award
The scholarship is of the value of £1000 p.a. for full-time students, and £500 p.a. for part-time students, and in each case is payable for the duration of the course.

  • For distance learning PhD programmes, students should have a good honours degree and ideally have completed a Master’s degree in a relevant subject.
  • Nationality: Students of all nationalities can apply for distance learning scholarships.

How to Apply

  • The completed application forms should be returned to Graduate School, Manchester Metropolitan University by post or emailed.
  • To apply for a distance learning PhD, students must submit two application forms.

 Deadline: The application deadline is January 31, 2017.
Click here for more details and to apply
Application form to study for a Postgraduate Research Degree
Additional information form for a Distance Learning PhD

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