Research course

Reproductive and Sexual Health

Institution
Open University · Department of Health and Social Care
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) plus either a masters degree or research methods training at masters level (or equivalent).

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our work in this theme ranges from research into experiences of pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood, to the experiences of men who pay for sex. Key themes include the relationship between the body, health and identity; masculinities; reproductive decision making and cancer/chronic conditions; contraception and abortion; and the understanding of reproductive and sexual health across the life course. All the research in this theme is underpinned by a commitment to understanding, challenging and improving practice in reproductive and sexual health care.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
15 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Director of Postgraduate Studies
Email
hwsc-research-degrees@open.ac.uk