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PhD - Faculty of Health & Social Sciences

Bournemouth University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Lansdowne Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 24-JAN-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

In the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences we conduct research in areas such as midwifery, nursing, leadership and dementia, as well as humanisation, nutrition and social work. Other areas include radiography and medical imaging.

Course details

To be awarded a PhD, you will need to complete a complex and advanced project. You will be expected to critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic, which results in an original and independent contribution to knowledge, as well as to demonstrate an understanding of research methods appropriate to your chosen field.

You will have to present and defend your thesis and/or practical element by viva voce (oral examination), to the satisfaction of the examiners.

Careers

A research degree can be applied to roles in commercial research and development, consultancy, or could lead you to starting your own business. You may alternatively consider a career in academia.

You may wish to undertake research to contribute to your knowledge of a specialist subject, or enhance your skills in project management and analysis.

Application deadline

30.06.2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,000per year

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

University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    86th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    87th out of 102 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    108 55%

    75th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    98th

    69

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