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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Brighton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Postgraduate students in nursing work across diverse practice settings and engage new theoretical perspectives with a view to enhancing practice in several areas - including community-based, mental health, paediatric and social care-related - in statutory, NHS and/or third sector services.

Our research embraces a diverse range of qualitative, quantitative and participatory methods and includes use of the arts, participatory and new methodologies with projects often drawing on personal professional or experiential perspectives. You will be contributing throughout your studies to a research portfolio that has major impact on understanding the experiences of health, illness, the meaning of care and people’s involvement in this and the provision and the systems that support it.

As a Nursing PhD or Midwifery PhD student at Brighton, you will benefit from: a supervisory team comprising 2-3 members of academic staff. Depending on your research specialism you may also have an additional supervisor from another school, another research institution, or an external partner from government or industry; opportunities to present and discuss your own work with other researchers in seminars organised by research centres, groups and the university schools; desk space and access to a desktop PC; access to a range of electronic resources via the university’s Online Library, as well as to the physical book and journal collections housed within the Aldrich Library and other campus libraries.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,126per year

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

University information

University of Brighton

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  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 77 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    128 61%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%


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