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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22, JAN-23

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

PhD in Nursing Studies offers you a unique opportunity to undertake research into the principles and practice of nursing.

You will be offered opportunities to access our master’s level research methods modules to provide a sound foundation of specific research knowledge and skills. In addition, you will have access to the University’s research training scheme which allows you to choose training programmes that meet the requirements of your own research topics and methodologies.

Specialist facilities

The School has access to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) building, which is brand new for the October 2018 intake. We also have a PhD room with desk space, PCs, printer and shelf space.

Your future

Our Graduates have gone on to take up posts in both clinical and management positions in Trusts, hospitals and care organisations as well as in local and county councils.

Application deadline

01 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,050per 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 Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    68th out of 77 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    109 52%

    69th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    8th

    61

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