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Doctorate in Infectious Diseases by Publication

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Full course description


This program is meant for those who have extensive research over a significant period of time and have a number of publications which emanated from their work which have already been published in high quality journals.

Word Length

The accepted word s count for Doctorate by publication should be between 90,000 and 120,000 words.  The quality of the journals within which publication was published would be assessed as part of the application process.


Submission of published work by a candidate should include critical analysis of around 20,000 words and to undertake an oral examination (viva) on the critical analysis and the published work. The institute would provide supervisory support on this.


The study is part-time and takes a maximum of 12 months



The program is suitable for an individual who has undertaken research over a long period of time (ideally 5 to 10 years), the work is already published in high-quality period of time and made significant contribution to the field, and want to gain academic recognition for this work by a doctoral award. Only standard academic publication s would be accepted.

Academic Requirement          

Minimum is a Bachelor’s degree (2:1) or a Masters degree in relevant field such as life science, etc.

How to apply                              

To apply, send Letter of intent to the Academic secretary, stating your interest which needs to include your formal research proposal

Specifically, you need to submit:

·       A CV and names of two referees

·       Title of the proposed PhD

·       List of published work on which the application is based

·       A statement of not more than 1000 words setting out your views of the nature and significance of the work submitted


The cost of getting a PhD by Publication is £4000 for external candidates