Key Facts

Subject area: Healthcare professional focused research
Programme: PhD / MPhil
Duration: PhD – 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
MPhil – 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Starting Date: Any time of the year
Entry Requirements: See here
International entry requirements We accept a range of qualifications from other institutions.
Standard English Language requirements apply. Details here.

Within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences there are two Postgraduate Committees-the Clinical committee which covers clinical projects within the Research Institutes of Primary Care and Health Sciences (iPCHS), Applied Clinical Sciences (iACS) and Schools within the Faculty including Pharmacy and Nursing.
Our research encompasses a range of perspectives. Within iPCHS our aim is to deliver high quality multidisciplinary research in musculoskeletal and mental health conditions. iACS focusses on secondary care research including (but not limited to) nephrology, cardiology, paediatrics and stroke medicine. Research is also carried out in healthcare professional education and training.
Students work as part of active research teams to fulfil the data collection and data management requirements of their research project.

  • Clinical and health psychology
  • General practice
  • Healthcare professional education and training
  • Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professions (pharmacy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy)
  • Rheumatology

Contact Details

Administrator PGR Administrator
Tel : 01782 734722
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