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Full time | Avery Hill Campus | 3 years | 16-JAN-23

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Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Medical Sciences

Course type


Course Summary

Study a research degree MPhil in Health Sciences to deepen your knowledge and engage in research that can change policies and lives. Our research degree in Health Sciences has a strong focus on nursing, mental health, psychosocial influences on health and illness, health and social care workforce, policy and practice research. Supported by a team of expert supervisors, you will learn to apply qualitative and/or quantitative research methods to work towards a substantial piece of research. Our specialist areas include public health, healthcare workforce and delivery, simulation, experiences of health and illness, sexual health, mental health, substance abuse, health economics, ageing and chronic diseases.

As a research student, you will benefit from the research resources available in the Institute for Lifecourse Development (ILD). The ILD holds regular research events including a popular research seminar series, a 3-Minute-Thesis competition and regular research cafés. There are also opportunities for MPhil students to gain support with research costs and to present their research at national and international conferences.

Graduates of the MPhil programme have gone on to occupy senior research, practice and management roles in the NHS, social care, non-governmental and private sector organisations. Many graduates have also used their research degree to launch their academic research and/or teaching careers.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have: A taught Master's degree in a relevant subject, with a minimum average of 60% in all areas of assessment (eg Merit) level or above and/or A First Class or Second Class, First Division (Upper Second Class) Honours degree in a relevant subject.

Department profile

At the University of Greenwich, we’re proud that our students have ranked us in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022 as the top university in the UK for postgraduate study. You'll learn from expert teaching staff with close connections to industry and prepare yourself for global opportunities. With over 100 years history of delivering education the Faculty is proud of its long-established reputation for providing high quality education and...more

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