Guidance on applying for research degrees Guidance on applying for research degrees

Eligibility

UK candidates will have a UK University first or upper second class honours degree and a good Masters degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of study.

International students will have a degree or degrees that are equivalent in standard to those required of UK candidates.

Applying

In the first instance, please consider our research areas and contact either your potential supervisor or the Postgraduate Research Admissions Tutor Dr Jonathan Dickens to develop your proposal. We welcome dialogue between potential applicants and supervisors.

When you have a clear idea about your research proposal, then please submit a full application. 

Applications can be made on line via http://www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply

For those unable to submit electronically, applications and enquiries should be sent to the following address:

Faculty of Social Sciences
Postgraduate Research Office (PPE)
Elizabeth Fry Building, 2.30
University of East Anglia
Norwich Research Park
Norwich
 NR4 7TJ

Enquiries: pgr.enquiries.admiss@uea.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1603 591709
Submit an application to: ssfpgr.admiss@uea.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1603 597231

Applications must be supported by:

  • Official transcripts (in English) of your higher education qualifications
  • A Personal Statement of 500 to 1,000 words
  • A CV detailing your work experience to date
  • Two academic references
  • Evidence of your English proficiency if English is not your first language
  • A Research Proposal of 2,000 words

International applicants would also benefit from accessing the University's International Office