Research course

Health and Social Care

University of Derby · College of Health and Social Care
PhDMPhilNew Route PhD

Entry requirements

For MPhil/PhD programmes, we normally expect you to have a first or second class honours degree, a Masters degree from a UK University or qualifications that we consider to be equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

  • By studying for a PhD or MPhil you can gain a strong knowledge and understanding of the subject and then establish yourself as an expert in your area of interest
  • You'll be supported throughout the duration of your studies by your allocated research supervisor
  • There is the opportunity to study alongside other research students who come from a diverse range of backgrounds and countries, which can help to really enhance your learning experience
  • We have research centres and groups looking into a range of topics which you can become involved in

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


full time
24 months

New Route PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1332 591167