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Health SciencesPostgraduate study

Research degrees

At Health Sciences we are proud of our international reputation as a centre for excellence in clinical and health research. As a student studying with us, you will represent an integral part of our vibrant and dedicated research community. You will also benefit from first class research facilities, as well as close contact with eminent academics; helping you to continue in our great tradition of excellence in clinical research.

We are proud to give you a truly world class learning environment as indicated by our -  100% world class score for environment in the REF 2014; helping you to move forward with your chosen career.

We have a great record for attracting research funding from both public and private sources. But that's only half the story, we have also attracted some of the top names in clinical research to help plan and conduct our projects; making us a world leader in what we do.

Use the links below to find out more about our research degrees:

Find out more about our PhD Research Doctorate

Find out more about our Clinical Doctoral Research Scheme 


Choosing your subject

For PhD programmes you will work within one of our specialist research groups should identify your specialist research groups. We advertise PhD opportunities in spring each year.

Our research groups

Active Living

Health Needs

Fundamental Care

Health Work


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