PhD / MPhil / MSc by research
University of Essex - School of Health and Human Sciences
Within our multidisciplinary School of Health and Human Sciences, we offer research supervision in the following fields: - analysis of large scale surveys; - approaches to pain management; - child and adolescent mental health; - children with special educational needs; - clinical decision making; - clinical psychology; - cognitive behavioural therapy; - consumerism and consumption in health care; - cross-cultural mental health; - educational psychology; - evaluation of psychological treatments; - health-related social movements; - health-related stigma; - health services research; - housing and health; - how life events and conditions influence health; - interpretative policy analysis of health care; - mental health services; - the third sector and health care provision; - nursing theory and practice; - physiotherapy education and practice; - political economy of health care; - post-trauma responses/stress disorder/growth; - professional/clinical education and practice; - public health management; - public health practice and policy; - qualitative methods; - quantitative methodologies and analysis of large-scale datasets (panel and cohort studies); - service evaluation and development; - social aspects of HIV/AIDS; - social epidemiology and health inequalities; - social inequality and health; - social issues around health and the intersection of theories of delinquency and health; - social organisation of health care; - sociology of happiness and wellbeing; - sociology of health and illness; - sociology of mental health; - sociology of risk; and - understanding and application of research in health settings.We also offer an MSc by dissertation and an MPhil in this subject and part-time research study is also available.This is not an exhaustive list of staff research interests and more can be found on our School website. However, if you are looking to carry out research in a different area to those listed, please contact us to discuss this further.
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