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PhD Nursing Studies

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Full time | University of Hull | 3 years | 18-SEP-23

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Full time


3 years

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Nursing Studies

Course type


Course Summary

By choosing to research health, nursing or midwifery as a postgraduate at Hull you will be joining a vibrant and supportive research community. The Faculty of Health and Social Care offers high quality postgraduate research opportunities to students from a range of professional backgrounds. We are a rapidly expanding faculty with more than 115 academic staff, with diverse research interests and methodological expertise in many qualitative and quantitative research techniques. Our growing community of full- and part-time research students benefits from the guidance of a strong team of committed and experienced supervisors and a lively and supportive research setting.

A PhD is the ultimate form of student-centred learning. This programme is for nurses, midwives and related professionals who wish to undertake a complex and original independent research project under the guidance of an experienced academic supervisor. It is aimed at professionals who wish to develop advanced research skills with a view to becoming independent researchers, or those who wish to pursue a career in higher education.

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Entry requirements

For entry onto one of our PhDs, you should normally have, or expect to obtain at least a 2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in nursing, health or a health related area. Applicants wanting to register for the PhD Nursing must have a Nursing or Midwifery professional qualification. Applicants for the PhD Health Studies must have a health related honours degree or qualification.

University information

The University of Hull is one of the most innovative and influential institutions located in the north of England. Gaining university status in 1954, it is categorised as a ‘younger civic university’ and has nearly 70 years of educational heritage to draw upon, guiding its 15,000 students through an impressive curriculum of higher education designed to address the demands of industry and the needs of future generations. The University of Hull...more