Research course

Nursing and Health Sciences

University of Dundee · School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Candidates for PhD must hold a good honours degree (First class or 2.1) and/or a Master's Degree. Accredited Prior (Experiential) Learning (APEL) may apply. For full entry requirements, please see website.

Months of entry

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

Course content

The School of Nursing and Midwifery achieved outstanding results in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) in 2008 and was ranked 2nd in Scotland and 12th overall for the UK.

The Integrated PhD (4 years) is designed for international students to build a solid foundation for PhD study.

Year one includes taught modules on research and academic skills whilst developing an original PhD proposal under the direction and guidance of named research supervisors.

Years two, three and four will be supervised research, and generic activities associated with being a PhD student

We accept proposals that fit in with our Research Programme, and especially if they relate to our areas of expertise in cancer care, maternal and infant health, long term conditions, rehabilitation, acute care, domestic abuse or disability. Please contact us to discuss your plans.

Department specialisms

Personalising Care - e-Health - Inequalities

Information for international students

Our 4 year integrated PhD programme is specifically designed to assist international students to study successfully at PhD level, and we have increasing numbers of international students who are choosing to study with us.

Fees and funding

Current studentship vacancies can be found on: PhD Studentships

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months

Course contact details

Dr Elaine Lee
+44 (0)1382 388668