Healthcare Sciences research

Postgraduate research programmes available for online application in the School of Healthcare Sciences are listed, 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:

Clinical Kinaesiology, Occupation and Health, Radiography: Communication in Healthcare Settings, Teenage Cancer, Educational and Professional Practice in Healthcare Studies 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
  • select your preferred start date.
Programme nameMode of studyStart date
Master of Philosophy (Health Care Studies) (October Start)Full-time 01-Oct-2016
 Full-time 01-Oct-2017
Doctor of Philosophy (Healthcare Studies) (October Start)Full-time 01-Oct-2016
 Full-time 01-Oct-2017
Doctor of Advanced Healthcare Practice (DAHP)Part-time 01-Oct-2016
 Part-time 01-Oct-2017
Master of Philosophy (Health Care Studies) (October Start)Part-time 01-Oct-2016
 Part-time 01-Oct-2017
Doctor of Philosophy (Healthcare Studies) (October Start)Part-time 01-Oct-2016
 Part-time 01-Oct-2017

If you have difficulty locating the programme you want to apply for please check the name of the programme in postgraduate course finder using the postgraduate prospectus.

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