Research course

Health Sciences Research Doctorate

University of Southampton · Faculty of Health Sciences
MPhil/PhD Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Upper second-class degree in relevant subject and/or postgraduate degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University; outline research proposal.

Months of entry


Course content

If you are looking for a research degree at a world-class institution with an excellent track record for securing funding, our PhD could be the opportunity for you. This degree is designed to appeal to a range of people who are looking to undertake research related to health or social care.

Your PhD will give you the chance to make an original contribution to knowledge and health care through an extended doctoral-level research study. Supported by two expert supervisors with experience and expertise in your area of study, you will develop the skills for high level health care research.

Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in doctoral-level research training and complete structured activities related to your research. You will also be invited to attend a series of research forums, facilitating the development of your knowledge and enabling you to be part of the wider research community.

Information for international students

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration

MPhil/PhD Health Sciences

part time
48-72 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Health Sciences
+44 (0) 23 8059 5500