Research course

Occupational Health - Psychology and Management

University of Nottingham · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in psychology, ergonomics or human factors, nursing or medicine or another relevant discipline and a relevant Master's degree; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Months of entry

December, October, April, February

Course content

This PhD is designed for people with an interest in occupational health and employee wellbeing. You may be a newly graduated student who plans a career in this area. Or you may be employed in a relevant field such as occupational health, safety management, human resource management or healthcare. You may be an employer, trades union official or policy-maker. Supervision is offered on a range of topics, driven by psychological theory and having the potential to generate improvements to the health and wellbeing of workers.

Study can be full or part-time: provided in person or via Skype/phone/email where that is not possible. Attendance in Nottingham is not required. Students have access to a wealth of bespoke learning support materials provided in a dedicated online learning environment.

We offer each student a supervisory team comprised of the lead supervisor supported by one or two secondary supervisors.

Students may start a PhD at four points in the academic year: 1st October, 1st December, 1st February, 1st April or 1st Jul

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Medical School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559