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University of Manchester: Midwifery (4 Years)

Institution University of Manchester
Department School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Telephone +44 (0)161 275 5608
Study type Research


This postgraduate research programme in midwifery gives you the opportunity to work with internationally renowned scholars engaged in innovative research that will make a difference in people's lives and in health and social care.

We particularly welcome students from all health and social care disciplines who have an interest in exploring related subject areas.

4-year PhD (full time and full time distance learning options only)

This is a four year PhD programme for students who: - Have not previously studied research methods

  • Have studied research methods but not in the UK

  • Have limited English language skills

  • Have not completed a master's degree.

In this programme, the first year is a foundation year designed to prepare you for the following PhD programme.

This will include completing taught research methods units from our MRes in Health & Social Care, developing a research proposal with your supervision team and English language tuition (if English is not your first language).

We also offer a standard three year PhD programme (as well as MPhil) for students who do not require the foundation year.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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