By phd | August 11, 2010
Glyndŵr University or formerly known as North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI) is a university located in Wrexham, Wales. It is a member of the University of Wales since 2003 and was granted university status in 2008. The university was named after Owain Glyndŵr, a medieval Welsh prince who first suggested the establishment of universities in Wales in the 15th century.
Doctorate Degree Programs - Subjects and Admissions:
The university offers Doctorate Degree Programs under the following subjects:
- Art and Design (covers both traditional and contemporary art)
- Built Environment (research concentrates on construction industry, managing property and estates, and sustainable housing and communities)
- Business (research includes international distribution, work-life balance, research methods, leadership, and e-commerce)
- Computing (research areas includes IT ethics, e-learning, games research development, internet routing protocols, network behaviour, and wireless network optimisation)
- Communications Technology (specialize research includes, music industry ethics, and music compression techniques)
- Health and Social Care
Doctorate Degree Programs - Duration and Process:
In order to be admitted to one of the Doctorate Degree Programs offered, the applicant should possess a UK Honours degree, or an academic, or professional experience that is deemed equivalent by the Research Degrees Committee. The applicant should also demonstrate competence in the use of the English or Welsh language and should provide at least two references who know about the applicant’s research and academic ability.
The duration of study for students in Doctorate Degree Programs ranges from 3 to 5 years if full time and 5 to 8 years if part time
Doctorate Degree Programs - Financial Assistance:
There are also institutions that aid students with financial needs such as the Welsh Assembly Government Fee Remission Grant, and the Welsh Assembly Learning Grant and Maintenance Grants.