Research course

Nursing and Health Sciences

Ulster University · Faculty of Life and Health Sciences Research

Entry requirements

A first or upper 2nd class honours degree in a relevant subject area (or equivalent qualification).

Months of entry

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

Course content

Nursing research unit, Centre for Nursing Research.

View the Research Prospectus online at:

Department specialisms

Primary Care; Chronic Illness and Learning Disability; Mental Health; Theoretical Aspects of Nursing; Telematics.

Information for international students

Visit the University's website ( or contact the university and ask to be sent an international student handbook.

Fees and funding

R&D Office, DfE, VCRS.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Further details of qualification

Students enrol on a programme of work leading to the degree of PhD or MPhil. Award of the degree is subject to academic progress which is formally assessed throughout the 2-6 year study period.

Course contact details

Prof Tanya McCance
+44 28 9036 6450