- Students interested in pursuing Research Degrees will approach a potential Supervisor or Postgraduate Student Adviser. Supervisors will notify the Postgraduate Student Adviser of intending students.
- Applicants will prepare a proposal of 2000 - 3000 words, which will incorporate:
- Background to the study
- Access issues
- Research questions
- Ethical issues
- A consideration of feasibility (including funding issues)
- A methodological discussion
- Implications for care (if applicable)
- Congruence with our research strategy
- The proposal must be discussed with the Supervisor(s), including timescales for intended application.
- Applicants should apply via UKPASS.
- Step by Step guide to UKPASS
- On submission of an application, a sub-committee of the Higher Degrees Committee is formed, and an admissions interview convened.
- The admissions interview is convened to examine:
- the suitability of the proposal for PhD studies in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences
- the appropriateness and composition of the supervisory team
- matters of resource and support required by the student.
- On successful admission, the original application is passed to the School Secretary for onward transmission to the Faculty Board. This will also be ratified at the next appropriate Higher Degrees Committee.
- A Thesis Monitoring Committee is appointed and this committee monitors students progress.
Candidates for MPhil or PhD must hold a good honours degree (First class or 2.1) and/or a Master's Degree . Accredited Prior (Experiential) Learning (APEL) may apply. Candidates are encouraged to discuss their proposed area of research with either a potential supervisor and/or the Postgraduate Student Adviser Dr Elaine Lee firstname.lastname@example.org
For more details regarding postgraduate applications please visit the Postgraduate webpage.