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Institution
Keele University · Faculty of Health
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

Entry to our research programmes usually requires a Honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if you have been educated outside the UK.

Please visit the Keele website for more information on Postgraduate Research Entry Requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This research includes the design of clinical trials in all specialties, modelling disease with an interest in the effect of genetic factors, with a particular interest in musculoskeletal conditions. Also included is the derivation and validation of models for predicting the probability of an outcome, with a particular interest in the survival of trauma, stroke and cancer patients, and research into the statistical aspects of nutritional screening.

This research includes the design of clinical trials in all specialties, modelling disease with an interest in the effect of genetic factors, with a particular interest in musculoskeletal conditions.

Also included is the derivation and validation of models for predicting the probability of an outcome, with a particular interest in the survival of trauma, stroke and cancer patients, and research into the statistical aspects of nutritional screening.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The PhD/MPhil are purely by research culminating into a PhD/MPhil thesis defended at a viva, and there are no taught elements. For most students, the PhD/MPhil start date is end of September. Overseas students can start at different times during the year based on obtaining visa, confirmation of funding, etc. For more information, get in touch with the listed course contact, visit our course webpage to see relevant research leads or contact the Keele Doctoral Academy.

Course contact details

Name
Postgrad Research Administrator
Email
fmhs_pgradmin@keele.ac.uk