School of Health and Social Care

Research Degrees

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Don't wait for change to happen. Be the change.

As a postgraduate researcher in our school, the opportunity to make a real difference to the way health and social care is delivered and managed is at your finger tips. If you've got the drive to explore the unknown, we've got the expertise. Together we'll innovate.

We offer a range of levels of postgraduate research including Masters by Dissertation, MPhil, PhD and Professional Doctorates, across a range of clinical and non-clinical areas of specialism. We welcome applications from all potential students interested in the following areas:

 You can also see our staff research interests on the individual staff profiles. If you are looking to carry out research in a different area to those listed, please contact us to discuss this further.

Ready for the next step? Take a look at our entry requirements and application process pages for further information.

Transferable employability skills for PhD graduates are critical, as they enable you to work effectively within industry as well as academia. We'll give you access to Proficio which is designed to give you unique opportunities to acquire a set of specialist professional skills and deepen and expand your subject knowledge, at all stages of your career.

Looking for a course to prepare you for your research degree?  Our MSc Health Research course can be taken simply as a Masters level programme or alternatively can be used as the Masters element of our ESRC-accredited pathway for our Doctoral Training Programmes.

Our research

We specialise in applied, multi-disciplinary research that addresses local, national and international issues relating to health and social care policy and practice, and other related fields.

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Jade D'Mello Senior Student Administrator
School of Health and Social Care
Telephone: +44 (0)1206 873375