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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 48 months
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MPhil/PhD in Caribbean Studies offers you the opportunity to study the Caribbean through a interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective. The Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies offers a varied selection of research expertise, ranging from salvery in the 18th century to disaster law and culture.At the start of the academic year, you will be welcomed by our department. You will work with your supervisor to create a calendar plan for the year that is bespoke for you and your studies. Through independent research and regular meetings with your supervisor you will develop your research project.Each year, your work will also be read and assessed by other academic staff in your field. The final goal of the research degree is the production of your thesis. You will write 80,000 words (excluding footnotes, bibliography and appendices) on a topic of your choice; and be examined by an internal and external examiner in a viva.
2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and an MA degree in a relevant subject. Please check the University of Warwick website for the most up-to-date information.
IELTS: 7.0 (two at 6.0/6.5 & rest 7.0+)
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About this university
Around 27% of students at the university come from outside the UK and over 100 countries are represented by international students. The International Department is available to help these students with a wide range of matters. This assistance starts from before they arrive at the university with matters such as immigration paperwork and visas. They can also help with issues such as working while studying and travelling abroad from the UK while being a student here. They host Orientation Week when students first arrive to help them adapt to their new environment and can even arrange a campus visit beforehand. Their help centre is on hand to assist with practical matters as well as finding out more about student life events through the Student Union. Student life is organised into two phases with the first year, life revolving around the campus and the Studentsâ€™ Union then after this, more focus on off-campus. The Students Union is responsible for the organisation of some 260 societies and 76 sports clubs. It has two main buildings, the SUHQ including the admin offices and restaurant and the Union Building with the entertainment facilities.it also operates a number of venues including a pub, club venue and teashop. There also a number of special events held during the year on a wide range of subjects including arts, economics, climate issues and international aid. Student media includes a radio station, newspaper, magazines, student cinema and a TV station.