36 months
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15000 GBP/year
4395 GBP/year
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About

The Faculty of Health & Social Sciences of Bournemouth University conducts research in areas such as healthcare, midwifery, nursing, leadership or dementia, as well as radiography and medical imaging, nutrition, exercise, the social sciences, humanisation and social work.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Faculty of Health & Social Sciences of Bournemouth University  collaborates with colleagues from other faculties to draw on their expertise when needed and we work closely with BU's research institutes and centres, such as the Ageing & Dementia Research Centre, the Centre for Midwifery, Maternal and Perinatal Health, the National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work, the Nursing for Long Term Health Research Centre and the Institute of Medical Imaging & Visualisation, among others. We strongly encourage collaboration across specialisms, and a PhD provides an opportunity to work with supervisors from various backgrounds to deliver truly impactful research.

You will also be part of BU’s research community and have access to the suite of research, professional and personal training offered through the Doctoral College and your academic faculty. 

Join the PhD - Faculty of Health & Social Sciences at Bournemouth University to start your research.

Transferable skills and academia

A research degree can be applied to roles in commercial research and development, consultancy, or could lead you to starting your own business. You may alternatively consider a career in academia.

You may wish to undertake research to contribute to your knowledge of a specialist subject, or enhance your skills in project management and analysis.

Programme Structure

Research areas include:

  • Medical Sciences
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Sport & Exercise Therapy
  • Radiography & Medical Imaging
  • Social Sciences & Social Work
  • Sport & Exercise Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher and a relevant Master's degree.
  • If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with 5.5 in each component or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4395 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4395 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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