University of Derby: Health and Social Care

InstitutionUniversity of Derby
Department Health Care Practice
Web http://www.derby.ac.uk
Email askadmissions@derby.ac.uk
Telephone 01332 591167
Study type Research

Summary

Gain the knowledge and understanding needed to establish yourself as a Health and Social Care expert in your area of interest.

  • By studying for a PhD or MPhil you can gain a strong knowledge and understanding of the subject and then establish yourself as an expert in your area of interest.
  • You'll be supported throughout the duration of your studies by your allocated research supervisor.
  • There is the opportunity to study alongside other research students who come from a diverse range of backgrounds and countries, which can help to enhance your learning experience.
  • We have research centres and groups looking into a range of topics of which you can become involved in.
  • You have the option to study full-time or part-time.

Research is an important component of academic life. It plays a major role in supporting what we teach to our students, and directly helps organisations to solve real world issues.

You can undertake a negotiated programme of research leading to the award of either a Master of Philosophy degree or a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

These higher degrees are awarded in recognition of a successful period of research training normally culminating in the production of a thesis.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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