Research course

Complementary Medicines, Therapies and Well-Being Direct Non Attendance

Institution
University of Westminster · Life Sciences
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum classification of 2.1 in a first degree (or equivalent); and, preferably, a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending); and (if English is not your first language) appropriate English Language qualifications (you will normally be required to achieve minimum IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent). You will also need to have the commitment and motivation to undertake a sustained programme of independent and self-directed study and training as a researcher.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Research into Complementary Medicines, Therapies and Well-being is loosely grouped into three areas of study:

Community health and well-being promotes positive community well-being, effective service delivery, evaluation, community engagement and good governance.

Patient Experience Research focuses on self-management approaches to health; how being a patient is meaningful and adds value to understanding illness and recovery; and how to promote health and well-being at the social level.

The EASTmedicine (East Asian Sciences and Traditions in Medicine) is a world-leading centre in the field of East Asian medicine. Focusing on understanding East Asian medicines and facilitating their evidence-based integration into contemporary healthcare.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.

Fees and funding

Please find details of fees and the range of funding opportunities (including studentships) available through the University on our website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

distance learning
24-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Admissions
Email
researchadmissions@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7911 5731