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MPhil/PhD Health and Social Care

MPhil/PhD Health and Social Care

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Full time | University of Chester | 3 years | OCT-23

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Social Work Caring Skills Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary


The team here in the Faculty of Health and Social care welcome applications from highly motivated, professional individuals who wish to purse a research degree either, MPhil or PhD in a chosen subject which will make a significant contribution to advancing knowledge.

Research Areas

Applications are welcomed which align with the faculty’s five research themes:

  • Mental Health and Learning Disability
  • Pedagogy
  • Ageing
  • Public Health
  • Social Care and Social Work

The Department

As a postgraduate student you are supported by a high-quality supervisory team who are committed to facilitating a robust and diverse research culture. Here you will be challenged to explore new ideas and new ways of thinking as you develop and implement a robust research project, which should enhance your professional career development as well as contribute to new knowledge in our chosen field.

Additionally, you will be supported by the wider university and Faculty postgraduate research culture where you will be exposed to several other learning opportunities including a variety of research seminars, conference attendance, and presentation and in house training.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for an MPhil or PhD programmes, applicants should normally have, or expect to obtain, at least an upper second class honours degree in a discipline appropriate to their intended area of research.

University information

The University of Chester is a 21st century university which traces its roots back to 1839, placing it among the oldest higher education institutions in England. With a modern outlook, a strong research pedigree and guiding principles of supportiveness and inclusiveness, it’s an academic community that has stood the test of time. Today, it attracts thousands of students from around the world and is known for its commitment to helping students...more

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