How long will it take to complete a postgraduate research degree?

Depending on your individual entry qualifications, the standard minimum periods of registration for the following programmes are:

MPhil

Full-time: one year

Part-time: two years

PhD

Full-time: three years

Part-time: five years

Students should aim to complete within these periods although they will also have some additional time to complete the writing of their theses. The specific submission deadlines will be noted on the formal offer letter.