How to Apply

How to Apply

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To apply for a PhD at SCC you will need to apply online via the Postgraduate Admissions Portal. Once you have created an account you will be able to fill in your personal details, background and upload supporting documentation. If you are experiencing any technical problems when trying to apply please contact Faculty Admissions.

You will need:

Document Special Notes
1. One Postgraduate Application Form Provided once you have created an account and selected your mode of study
2. Two Referees Two references, one of which must be from an academic tutor. (There is an option to upload references yourself, however these must be on letterheaded paper and signed) Or you can elect for an automatic email to go to your referees (if email addresses have been provided) requesting a reference.
3. Official Academic Transcripts Digital copies of Academic Transcripts for Undergraduate and where applicable Postgraduate degrees. If you have not yet received your final transcript please request an interim one from your University and list any pending modules you are currently taking(with any predicted grades you may have); any offer will be conditional on receipt of a full official transcript.
4. One Detailed C.V Send a detailed Curriculum Vitae. This should cover academic achievements, past projects and any employment history.
5. One Research Proposal Please attach a short document with your PhD application in which you explain your research interests. This will be an important part of your application as it helps us understand your motivation and ensures that your application is seen by the most appropriate potential supervisors. Please see here for further information on how to prepare this.