• Toll free: 1800 258 5772

Buckinghamshire New University

Wycombe , England ,United Kingdom

Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) in Nursing Education

We welcome applications for research degrees aligned to Higher Education in each of the areas listed below. Potential supervisors are shown with a summary of their areas of research expertise. Further details can be found on their staff profile page which also links to their publications. You are welcome to contact a potential supervisor for an informal discussion before submitting your application.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • May
  • Oct

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The Student Opportunities and Career Success team are here to help; from one-to-one careers advice, considering career options, updating your CV and LinkedIn profile, to accessing the Buckinghamshire New University Careers Portal, or any other career related enquiry.

These are challenging times, but we are here to support you.

We want to help you make the most of your potential and take the next step in your career.

Whether you’re just starting out on your job hunt and you’d like some help with planning your next move; or you want some advice on how to craft a CV or covering letter that gets results, we’re here for you. Simply contact us and ask for a one-to-one meeting with one of our careers advisors.

We can give you access to some fantastic resources to help navigate you through your time at university, getting part-time or voluntary work and beyond to aid you with graduate job searches, applications, and more. Whether you are a current or past student at BNU, if you ever need job-related advice or support, just get in touch. We’re here to help.

Buckinghamshire New University Careers Portal
Our Careers portal is for all current and past students. By registering your details, you will have access to a wealth of interactive career advice, including CV and cover letter builders, videos and reports from industry professionals, as well as lots of interactive tools to make you truly employable. The team also have a number of activities and virtual events that will help you to engage with employers and grow as a professional.

PSW Opportunity

Psw 2 yrs

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Postgraduate Entry Requirements
Academic entry requirements

We require successful completion of a Bachelor degree with an overall pass or above from a UK NARIC-recognised institution.

Students are not required to provide an English Certificate if they achieve the grades listed above. Otherwise, they must demonstrate that they have the equivalent of grade C/4 at GCSE.

Mathematics entry requirements

Students need the equivalent of GCSE Mathematics grade C/4.

To study at BNU applicants must demonstrate they have sufficient English language ability to be able to succeed prior to their enrolment. This is typically evidenced through completion of a GCSE, level 2 and or by an equivalent programme from a majority English speaking country.

Any student who has studied in a non-majority English speaking country will typically be asked to complete an additional qualification testing English language ability (speaking, listening, reading & writing). Bucks New University accepts the following English language tests in addition to GCSE:

Language Test - General Postgraduate Requirement*

IELTS Academic / IELTS for UKVI - 6.5 (6.0)

Pearson Test of English - 50 (42)

TOEFL iBT - 72 overall - 17 in Listening, 17 in Writing, 20 in Speaking, 18 in Reading

Postgraduate Entry Requirements
Academic entry requirements

We require successful completion of a Bachelor degree with an overall pass or above from a UK NARIC-recognised institution.

Mathematics entry requirements

Students need the equivalent of GCSE Mathematics grade C/4.

English language requirements

Students are not required to provide an English Certificate if they achieve a score of  65% or above on the English Language subject of their a Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Standard 12.

Mathematics entry requirements

Students need the equivalent of GCSE Mathematics grade C/4.

To apply for the MPhil, or the MPhil with the chance to transfer to the PhD, you should have:

An Honours degree of 2:1 or above in a relevant subject from a UK university, or
A qualification which we recognise as being equivalent, such as an Honours degree awarded overseas.
To apply directly for the PhD, you should have:

A Masters degree awarded by a UK university, or
A Masters degree from a university overseas which is appropriate for the research you'd like to do, and which included training in research and the delivery of a research project.
If you don't meet the entry criteria, we could still consider you for a place. We’ll take into account the nature and scope of the work you’d like to do and might ask you for evidence of:

Professional experience
Appropriate research or professional experience at a postgraduate level
Publications
Written reports.
You should present this evidence and any supporting documentation along with your application.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Doctoral Degree/PhD
  • Duration: 04 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 56016 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
    Application Fee: N/A
This Institution is not directly represented by us and applications / visa support (to them) attract a nominal charge