Applicants for the PhD programme would normally have, or be studying for a Master’s degree, while our MPhil programme requires a first or upper second degree in a discipline related to the proposed research project, or a relevant, approved postgraduate qualification. In some cases, there may be opportunities for MPhil students to continue their studies as a PhD student.
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
Exploring the decision-making processes and action plans, especially those adopting a ‘policy process’ approach, which are put in place to address specific aims with the health services in the UK and world-wide. Special interests in this area include finance and service contracting, policy implementation studies, quality systems and public involvement.
Current and past students have investigated subjects such purchaser-provider reforms, national health insurance system design, public and patient involvement, the UK private medical insurance sector, and public and patient involvement.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- College of Human and Health Sciences
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