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Postgraduate research degrees

Our research has a truly international outlook and wide-ranging impacts on society, the economy, health and welfare, culture, public policy and the environment.

We recognise that postgraduate researchers contribute to the vitality and growth of the University, and play an essential role in our research activity. We value their contributions to the academic community, and so the academic success and personal development of each postgraduate researcher is very important to us. We are committed to excellence in our supervision, and in our training programmes.

Our courses

We welcome all applications that align with the research interests of our staff and research groups.

We encourage applications from enthusiastic, talented and highly motivated individuals with a passion for research and for using research to make a difference.

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Health Sciences PhD

Specialist study, postgraduate training and original and independent research on a specific topic under the supervision of academic staff in the school.

 
 

Midwifery PhD

Specialist midwifery study, postgraduate training and original and independent research on a specific topic under the supervision of academic staff.

 
 

Nursing Studies PhD

Specialist nursing study, postgraduate training and original and independent research on a specific topic under the supervision of academic staff.

 
 

Physiotherapy PhD

Specialist physiotherapy study, postgraduate training and original independent research on a specific topic under the supervision of academic staff.

 
 


MA Research Methods (Health pathway)

We also offer an MA Research Methods (Health) for you to gain the in-depth skills required to carry out research in health care. This is an interdisciplinary degree programme, taught by colleagues from politics, the social sciences and health sciences.

Funding opportunities

You may be able to secure funding from a number of sources for PhD courses.

Information about PhD funding is available on our postgraduate research funding pages

The University provides details of potential scholarships available for international and European students which may vary from country to country.

Researcher Academy

Our doctoral programmes are delivered in close conjunction with the University's Researcher Academy which provides a world-class research training infra-structure.

 

96.9% of postgraduates from the school secured graduate level employment or further study within 15 months of graduation*

*HESA Graduate Outcomes 2020. The Graduate Outcomes % is derived using The Guardian University Guide methodology. 

 

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School of Health Sciences

B236, Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

telephone: +44 (0)115 95 15559
email: mhssupport@nottingham.ac.uk