Research course

Integrated Clinical Practice

University of Southampton · Health Sciences

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Entry requirements

Upper second-class degree in relevant subject and/or postgraduate degree in health related subject; qualification leading to registration with appropriate professional body; minimum three years’ clinical /professional practice; 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. Our PhD research doctorates are aimed at nurses, midwives, physotherapists, occupartional therapits, podiatrists,health scientists, and social scientists and will help you develop the skills for high level healthcare research. 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

Direct entry-6.5 IELTS overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each discipline (reading, writing, listening and speaking)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    54 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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