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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, FEB-22, MAY-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Become trained in research methods and complete a high level research project
  • Study for a higher degree by research with our respected academics within Health and Social Care.

Study for a PhD within Health and Social Care, devoted to cutting edge applied research. Based within the academic departments of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery or Social Care and Community Studies. The community of Health and Social Care researchers are a vibrant postgraduate community where you will work closely with experienced academics to develop your knowledge and expertise.

How you learn

We support a wide range of research opportunities and help you work towards your research degree. During the course you investigate and evaluate an approved topic and display an understanding of suitable research methods, with the aim of making an original contribution to your subject area.

Your research will fit within the key thematic areas of the departments including Cancer and Life Limiting Illness; Public Health, Wellness and Community Care, Managing Mental and Physical Health, and Education and Workforce Transformation.

You present your work in a thesis then explain and defend it during an oral viva voice examination.

Future careers

Research degrees are a vital qualification for most academic careers, and for professional specialisation and development in an existing or planned career.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,460per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 83 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    122 70%

    39th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    10th

    6

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