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ResM Applied Health Studies

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Full time | Plymouth University | 12 months | 01-APR-23

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Full time


12 months

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Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Health Studies Nursing Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Study for an ResM, MPhil or PhD degree with the School of Nursing and Midwifery and join a supportive community of healthcare professionals working to ensure our research breakthroughs lead to direct benefits for patients and communities

The ResM can be studied either full or part time. You study the core modules and attend individual tutorials with your supervisor and regular research seminars. The programme leads to either a written thesis or one combining critical writing with creative/professional practice and can be studied either full time or part time. After completing your taught modules, you continue with independent research, guided by your Director of Studies.

If you are thinking of undertaking the MPhil/PhD or ResM Programme with the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SNAM) then there are a number of ways to obtain further information to inform your decision on this. Contact the SNAM Postgraduate Research Coordinator Dr Jane March McDonald who will be able to sign post you to a potential Director of Studies (lead supervisor) whose expertise is aligned with your area/topic of research interest and who will be able to discuss your ideas and answer any questions you might have You can identify potential research areas of interest by browsing the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research and the South West Clinical school web pages.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Plymouth recognise that people may act out of character in times of trouble or distress. However, we will not tolerate inappropriate behaviour or language towards any of our staff during the admissions process. Hostile, aggressive, or otherwise inappropriate behaviour or language, whether expressed verbally or in writing, will be viewed seriously and may adversely affect the consideration of an application, appeal, or complaint. We reserve the right to reject an application from, or withdraw an offer to, an applicant who has behaved in an inappropriate manner.

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Entry requirements

All applicants must meet the entry criteria for a Faculty of Health research degree which are: you'll usually need a 2:1 degree from a UK University or equivalent.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more