Undertaking a postgraduate research degree in healthcare sciences will enable you to make a valuable contribution to knowledge and practice within your professional field.
By pursuing research based around your own interests at one of the leading healthcare research departments in the UK, you lay the foundations for a career in which you can make a real difference to healthcare in the wider world.
Our postgraduate research students are at the hub of our research community. As well as access to scholars working on world-leading research, we provide a comprehensive programme of support. We offer the opportunity to study in a research environment ranked best in the UK by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
What can I study?
Our PhD in Healthcare Sciences is structured to give you the opportunity to undertake original and independent research in the healthcare sciences. We base our research around three research themes. Applicants will need to focus their proposed research around these themes.
Each doctoral student pursues a programme of courses, workshops, and conferences and we currently provide:
- a student led annual postgraduate research symposium
- dedicated postgraduate research office space
- an active Student/Staff Panel
- fieldwork and conference travel financial support scheme.