Research course

Health Policy and Governance

Institution
Keele University · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

This activity draws together professors and researchers from the disciplines of political theory and political institutions, public policy and health policy, organisational theory and management and applied sociology.

Health policy and governance research includes comparative and international health studies, studies of the health policy making and implementation process and public health policy (especially multi-sectoral and multi-organisational collaboration to address health inequalities).

Applied governance includes different structures, institutions and incentives geared to reforming health services and to monitoring quality. Health services management includes work on managed clinical networks, partnerships and institutional change, patient, public and community involvement, and action research.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Helen Farrell
Email
socialsciences.phd@keele.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1782 733641