Applicants should be in possession of a Masters or First or Upper Second Class Honours degree in an appropriate subject, and also a relevant professional qualification or relevant professional practice.
Months of entry
Undertaking a PhD at Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies offers an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of a particular topic, and to undertake research that will make an original contribution to knowledge within your professional field. A PhD will equip you with the research skills and advanced knowledge needed for a career in research, or to pursue advanced opportunities in the field of nursing.
- Available full or part time, a PhD will enable you to develop expertise within your field through independent research, supported by a supervisor from within the School.
- Inter-disciplinary research, co-supervised by an academic from a different academic school, is also possible.
- PhD students join a well-supported and lively research community, with access to potential supervisors who are working on world-leading research.
- The PhD is awarded following submission of a thesis and successful completion of the viva voce (thesis defence).
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Information for international students
Candidates whose first language is not English will normally be expected to obtain a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Katie Featherstone
- +44 (0)29 2091 7800