1 Admission into Doctorate by research
1a Admission into PHDCP-Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology)
1b Admission into PHDMBAFB-Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Business Administration Future Business - Research
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b))
Topic description

This time-based thesis topic supports students to acquire the skills and knowledge to independently complete a Doctorate by research in their chosen field and develop the capacity to complete a body of work to meet the standards of a Doctorate by research award. It is only available to students admitted to a Doctorate by research.

Educational aims

The aims of this time-based thesis topic are to support students to develop specialised knowledge and research skills related to the area of their chosen research field. They will acquire high-level research skills and training, to enable them to work independently and complete a body of original research at the level of a Doctorate by research qualification.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be expected to be able to:

  1. Independently assess evidence of an original investigation or testing of ideas and competence in independent research or experimentation
  2. Demonstrate their review and application of the literature in writing and orally (where appropriate)
  3. Explain their mastery of appropriate conceptual and methodological skills
  4. Validate the originality of their research topic in relation to a broader framework of knowledge
  5. Assess research through critical analysis of source material, results of experiments (where appropriate), and published works
  6. Justify and disseminate acquired knowledge and skills through the presentation of well-written work