Working together with research centres across the College of Health and Behavioural Sciences and other universities in the UK and internationally, we have built a reputation for our research in evidence-based practice, cultural sensitivity and language awareness, and complex conditions across the lifespan. Using this evidence base, our experienced programme leaders and supervisors deliver up-to-date, clinically relevant courses and supervisory experiences for students from a variety of settings and professions.
Our partnerships with world leading research centres, practice, and policy units provide opportunities for joint teaching, supervision and collaborative projects. We are also committed to the personal and professional development of all students across our programmes.
PhD: 3 years full-time or 4 to 5 years part-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Healthcare Sciences with specialisations in:
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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.Take IELTS test
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A first or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject is required. Alternatively appropriate lengthy experience in health-related research or in a research-oriented post may be relevant.
Financial assistance may be available and advice on alternative funding sources is offered on application.
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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