Research course

MPhil - Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Bournemouth University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

We would normally expect you to have an Honours degree at Upper Second Class (2:1) and/or an appropriate Master's degree.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

You can study a Master of Philosophy in a variety of areas such as healthcare, midwifery, nursing, leadership or dementia. Other areas of study include nutrition, exercise, the social sciences, humanisation, mental health and social work.

A Master of Philosophy (MPhil) can be a precursor to a PhD, giving you two years to delve into a subject that you are passionate about. Our staff within the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences have varied interests and specialisms, providing you with an opportunity to work with an expert in a field of research interest.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
18-36 months
part time
36-72 months

Course contact details

Future Students Enquiry Team
+44 (0)1202 961916