Research course

Nursing

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

Entry requirements

Normally require an honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or a masters degree, in a relevant subject. In exceptional circumstances applications from professional staff with several years' experience in the health or social professions may be considered, but they will need to demonstrate an ability to undertake academic study at this level.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Professional research training through devising and implementing a research project, undertaking formal and informal training in subject-specific and transferable skills, and professional development activities. 90% of Keele's research relating to the Allied Health Professional (Nursing, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy) has been judged to be world leading in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Department specialisms

Palliative care and loss Respiratory nursing Learning disability User and carer involvement in research

Information for international students

English Language proficiency required. Keele has research students from over 50 different countries. We offer a safe campus environment, with guaranteed accommodation for all full time postgraduate students who apply by 30 June. Support specifically for international students includes an International Students Support Officer and free English language support.

Fees and funding

All sponsorship opportunities are listed on the website www.keele.ac.uk/research
Prospective applicants are advised to look regularly from January onwards to see if there are any opportunities available in your field.
Key sponsors: NHS, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
24-48 months
part time
48-84 months
distance learning
n/a months

MPhil

full time
12-24 months
part time
24-36 months
distance learning
n/a months

Course contact details

Name
PGR Administrator
Email
sociasciences.phd@keele.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1782 733641