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Nursing & Midwifery Studies - Postgraduate Research Programmes

Postgraduate Research programmes available for online application in the Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies are listed below, together with possible start dates.

The titles of research programmes are generic to encompass the wide range of research opportunities available. The research areas for MPhil and PhD specified below reflect the areas of expertise within this School. You will be given an opportunity to specify your proposed project/topic later in the application.

Research Areas for MPhil and PhD include:

Work and Organisation, Health Knowledge, Health Technologies, Genetics, Mental Health, Long Term Conditions, Evidence Appraisal, Sythesis and Utilisation and Clinical Practice Development and Education Research.


To proceed with your application:

  • identify the programme you want to apply for;
  • decide whether you would like to study on a full time or part time basis;
  • click on your preferred start date.


Programme name Mode of attendance Starting date
Master of Philosophy (Nursing) (October Start)Full-time 01-Oct-2014
 Full-time 01-Oct-2015
Master of Philosophy (Nursing) (January Start)Full-time 03-Jan-2015
 Full-time 03-Jan-2016
Master of Philosophy (Nursing) (April Start)Full-time 01-Apr-2015
 Full-time 01-Apr-2016
Master of Philosophy (Nursing) (July Start)Full-time 01-Jul-2015
Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) (October Start)Full-time 01-Oct-2014
 Full-time 01-Oct-2015
Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) (January Start)Full-time 03-Jan-2015
 Full-time 03-Jan-2016
Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) (April Start)Full-time 01-Apr-2015
 Full-time 01-Apr-2016
Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) (July Start)Full-time 01-Jul-2015
Combined Professional Doctorate (Nursing)Part-time 01-Oct-2014
 Part-time 01-Oct-2015
Doctor of Advanced Healthcare Practice (DAHP)Part-time 01-Oct-2014
 Part-time 01-Oct-2015
Master of Philosophy (Nursing) (October Start)Part-time 01-Oct-2014
 Part-time 01-Oct-2015
Master of Philosophy (Nursing) (January Start)Part-time 03-Jan-2015
 Part-time 03-Jan-2016
Master of Philosophy (Nursing) (April Start)Part-time 01-Apr-2015
 Part-time 01-Apr-2016
Master of Philosophy (Nursing) (July Start)Part-time 01-Jul-2015
Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) (October Start)Part-time 01-Oct-2014
 Part-time 01-Oct-2015
Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) (January Start)Part-time 03-Jan-2015
 Part-time 03-Jan-2016
Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) (April Start)Part-time 01-Apr-2015
 Part-time 01-Apr-2016
Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) (July Start)Part-time 01-Jul-2015
  • If you have difficulty locating the programme you want to apply for:

  • check the name of the programme using the undergraduate or postgraduate prospectus
  • contact the Admissions Section at Cardiff University Registry by email at
    or by telephone +44 (0) 29 2087 9999 (08:30 to 17:00 GMT Monday to Friday)
  • download and complete an undergraduate or postgraduate paper application form.