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PhD by Distance Learning - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures


<p>The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures offers a PhD by Distance Learning which is available to UK, EU and International applicants starting in October 2019.</p><p>For details of the research specialisms of the Schools offering this programme please see the following pages:</p><ul><li><a href="">School of Design</a></li><li><a href="">School of English</a></li><li><a href="">School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies</a></li><li><a href="">School of History</a></li><li><a href="">Institute for Medieval Studies</a></li><li><a href="">School of Languages, Cultures and Societies</a></li><li><a href="">School of Music</a></li><li><a href="">School of Performance and Cultural Industries</a></li><li><a href="">School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science</a></li><li><a href="">Inter-disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre</a></li></ul><p>This variant form of the traditional PhD allows for flexibility of location of the postgraduate researcher, with a certain level of on-site time in Leeds for relevant training sessions and progression assessment points.</p><p><strong>Start date</strong></p><p>October start is the only start date for this programme.</p><p><strong>Supervision</strong></p><p>Supervisory arrangements: normally carried out by skype or similar medium – you'll receive the standard number of supervisory meetings this way (minimum of 10 F/T, minimum of 6 P/T).</p><p><strong>Requirements for study</strong></p><p>You'll need to be in Leeds for a week-long induction in year 1, and then in June/July for 1 week after that for transfer, and then for annual reviews for every other year of your candidature.</p><p>It is expected that any training needs and a face-to-face supervision will take place at these on-site visits too (which would be the APR itself after year 1 of course). You'll be expected to do the following:</p><ul><li>arrange and pay for any travel expenses to Leeds and for your accommodation</li><li>arrange a student visa for these visits*</li></ul><p>*To note: the student visa will currently allow you to be here for up to 6 months, so if you wanted for any reason to stay here to work in Special Collections/use the University's facilities for an extra period of time outside the assessment points, you'll be able to.</p>

Associated links

<p><a href="">Read about Jessica, a distance-learning PhD student in the School of English</a></p>

Contact details

<p>For further information, please contact Dr Mic Spencer, Head of the Graduate School: <a href=""></a></p>

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