Allied Health Studies PhD

University of Worcester

Key Information

Course duration: 5 years

Mode of study: Part time

Qualification: PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy


Home students: £2,130 per year
EU students: £2,130 per course
Overseas students: £6,450 per year

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The Course


The Research at Worcester has grown significantly in the last 10 years as the University itself has expanded. As a research student, students will join a vibrant student community in our Research School and become part of our dynamic research environment. Students will have the opportunity to be supervised by leading researchers in their field and take advantage of our rich Researcher Development programme which will help students to develop the skills and knowledge as they need to complete their research degree but also enhance the skills as students will need in any future career. The Institute of Health and Society has a strong mix of academics with a high degree of professional and personal experience, enabling students to get the most out of their programme. The staff has expertise in Occupational Health, Physiotherapy, Nutritional Therapy, Nursing, Paramedics, Midwifery, Social Work, Dementia Studies, Child Health, Public Health, Palliative and End of Life Care. Benefit from a professional and challenging relationship with their supervisory team, drawn from experienced academics working at the forefront of their disciplines. The Allied Health Studies team at Worcester have an excellent range of resources available to support their learning and their research project, including; Ability House which includes a state of the art assistive technology equipment, McClelland Wellbeing Centre, Simulation Suites and excellent partnerships with local Trusts, Health Services and Social Care Services. Some of the topic being researched by our current PhD students includes the implication for under five’s nutritional status of parent’s food knowledge, attitudes and practice; and diet quality and wellbeing in those living with a diagnosis of breast cancer.

University of Worcester

University League Table Ranking: 110th

The University of Worcester offers highly relevant, professional courses with outstanding, inspiring teaching. The university takes a truly friendly, inclusive approach to everything it does, with excellent student support and first class facilities. Its record of graduate employment is among the best...

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Postal Address

Institute of Health and Society
University of Worcester
Henwick Grove

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