Research course

Nursing Research / Midwifery Research / Health Studies Research

King's College London · Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold an upper second class undergraduate degree and a masters degree obtained from a UK university or an overseas qualification of equivalent standard.

Months of entry


Course content

The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery offers research programmes for MPhil and PhD, a professional doctorate (Doctor of Healthcare; see entry under taught programmes directory) and a Masters in Research Health and Social Care- see entry under taught programmes directory). The MPhil/PhD programme aims to prepare students to be knowledgeable and competent researchers. To this end, research supervision is provided by expert faculty including internationally renowned researchers and practitioners.

Department specialisms

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Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English please visit our website for further information.

Fees and funding

Most research students are either self-funded or funded by their employers. Applicants may be eligible to apply for funding through the Graduate School. Any funding opportunities are highly competitive, and it is important to discuss the possibilities with potential supervisors well in advance of the closing dates for applications.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Dr Joanne Fitzpatrick, Programme leader
+44 (0)207 848 3206