Applying for an MPhil course Applying for an MPhil course

(Two years full-time, or four years part-time)

MPhil candidates are expected to undertake advanced research on topics associated with the research interests of the staff of the School. The resulting thesis should make a significant contribution to knowledge.

Applicants are normally expected to have a first degree or equivalent, but may be admitted if they have other qualifications and experience judged to be appropriate preparation for the proposed research.

The registration dates are: October, January, April and July.

Application and Referee Forms

Applications can be made online.

Please ensure that your application is accompanied by:

  • Official transcripts (in English) of your higher education qualifications.
  • A Personal Statement
  • A CV detailing your work experience to date. 
  • Two academic references.
  • An official copy of your English language results (if relevant)
  • A Research Proposal of 2,000 words 

The UEA International Office also provides useful information and resources for international students.


For further information please contact:
Faculty of Social Sciences
Postgraduate Research Office (PPE)
Elizabeth Fry Building 2.30
University of East Anglia
Norwich Research Park

Telephone: +44 (0)1603 591709