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Health and Welfare Studies PhD

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Course outline

The Faculty of Health Sciences provides opportunities for research to MPhil and PhD level or MPhil with transfer to PhD. The route to your degree will give you a unique intellectual challenge and an opportunity to work on a project in-depth under expert supervision, exploring your topic and producing a thesis from your research in preparing for your viva in which you will defend your thesis.

  • MPhil involves development of research skills and an extension of existing knowledge (up to 40,000 words)
  • PhD requires in-depth investigation of a topic and an original contribution to existing knowledge (up to 80,000 words)

As part of your research development you may also complete a short course (the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods) that builds up your knowledge and skills concerning the nature and practicalities of academic research.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 83 16

    57th out of 102 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    112 65%

    56th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    78th

    56
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 57%

    59th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    67th

    3

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