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Nursing and Health Studies, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) ,
By choosing to research health, nursing or midwifery as a postgraduate at Hull you will be joining a vibrant and supportive research community.

About

The Faculty of Health and Social Care offers high quality postgraduate research opportunities to students from a range of professional backgrounds. 

We are a rapidly expanding faculty with more than 115 academic staff, with diverse research interests and methodological expertise in both qualitative and quantitative research. Our growing community of full- and part-time research students benefits from the guidance of a strong team of committed and experienced supervisors and a lively and supportive and research setting.

We offer the following postgraduate research options:

  • PhD Nursing and Health Studies

A PhD is the ultimate form of student-centred learning. 

This programme is for nurses, midwives and related professionals who wish to undertake a complex and original independent research project under the guidance of an experienced academic supervisor. 

It is aimed at professionals who wish to develop advanced research skills with a view to becoming independent researchers, or those who wish to develop a career in higher education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that you apply by 1 August for September course start (or at least 6 weeks before any other start date). 
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 84 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Technology, Innovation and Intervention
  • Maternal, Reproductive, Relationships and Sexual Health
  • Wellbeing in Long-term Conditions

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • For entry onto one of our PhDs, you should normally have, or expect to obtain at least a 2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in nursing, health or a health related area.
  • Applicants wanting to register for the PhD Nursing must have a Nursing or Midwifery professional qualification.
  • Applicants for the PhD Health Studies must have a health related honours degree or qualification.
  • With your application, you should also submit a +- 2000 word research proposal outlining your research topic, the significance of the proposed study, the gap in the knowledge base the proposed research will address and your proposed methodology.

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        16000 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
      • EU/EEA

        4260 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 4260 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      Home/EU: £2,098 (part-time)


      Living costs for Hull

      • 729 - 1390 GBP/month
        Living Costs

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

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