Research course

Health & Social Care (inclduing Allied Health Profs Nursing & Midwifery, & Public Health

Institution
Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

The minimal qualification for PhD applicants is: a good bachelor's degree in a relevant subject, an excellent research proposal. However, a Master's degree is often preferred as evidence of some experience in research. Holders of other qualifications are welcome to apply.

MPhil/PhD

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/StudyHere/Postgraduate/PostgraduateResearch/HowToApply.aspx

Department specialisms

The MPhil/PhD is offered in ‘Health and Social Care’, with optional endorsement according to professional discipline, under the following headings: Allied Health Professions, Public Health, and Nursing & Midwifery. MPhil/PhD research in Health and Social Care takes place in all the Departments in the Faculty of Health and Social Care (Nursing and Applied Clinical Studies, Allied Health Professions, Health, Wellbeing and the Family, and the Centre for Health and Social Care Research); it is co-ordinated by Professor Douglas MacInnes who is the initial point of contact at douglas.macinnes@canterbury.ac.uk. Our research interests cover the range of health and social care disciplines including nursing and midwifery, medical imaging, social work, the allied health professions and health promotion. Our particular strengths lie in qualitative methodologies, nursing and midwifery, mental health, public health and health promotion and the arts and health though no relevant topic is excluded provided that we can offer appropriate supervision.

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from international Students. http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/StudyHere/International/Home.aspx

Fees and funding

Canterbury Christ Church University Graduate School holds an annual scholarship competition. Details can be found here:

http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduate-research/funding-for-research-degrees.aspx

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

distance learning
36 months
block mode
NA months
part time
36 months
full time
24 months

PhD

distance learning
60 months
block mode
NA months
part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
The Graduate School/Professor MacInnes
Email
graduateschool@canterbury.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 782701