University of Greenwich - Health Sciences M Phil/PhD

University of Greenwich

Health Sciences M Phil/PhD

Study a research degree (MPhil/PhD) in Health Sciences to deepen your knowledge and engage in research that can change policies and lives.

Our research degree in Health Sciences has a strong focus on nursing, mental health, psychosocial influences on health and illness, health and social care workforce, policy and practice research. Supported by a team of expert supervisors, you will learn to apply qualitative and/or quantitative research methods to work towards a substantial piece of research.

Our specialist areas include public health, healthcare workforce and delivery, simulation, experiences of health and illness, sexual health, mental health, substance abuse, health economics, ageing and chronic diseases.

As a research student, you will benefit from the research resources available in the Institute for Lifecourse Development (ILD). The ILD holds regular research events including a popular research seminar series, a 3-Minute-Thesis competition and regular research cafés. There are also opportunities for PhD students to gain support with research costs and to present their research at national and international conferences.

Career Prospects

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Graduates of the PhD programme have gone on to occupy senior research, practice and management roles in the NHS, social care, non-governmental and private sector organisations. Many graduates have also used their research degree to launch their academic research and/or teaching careers.

Do you provide employability services?

We have a growing postdoctoral and early career researcher community within the Institute for Lifecourse Development. Equally, the mandatory postgraduate research training provides you with training, accreditation and experience of research and teaching in Higher Education.

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