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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Avery Hill Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Study a research degree 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.

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.

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University of Greenwich

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS, England

The university has 2,523 International students from 168 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 47 overseas partner organisations.
The university employs 145 international members of staff, equating to 8% of all staff.

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