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PhD by Published Work (Route 2) - Health, Psychology & Social Care

PhD by Published Work (Route 2) - Health, Psychology & Social Care

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Full time | Manchester Campus | 6 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

6 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Health Studies Clinical Psychology Caring Skills

Course type

Research

Course Summary

OVERVIEW

This is an accelerated route for experienced practitioners and researchers who have a substantial number of publications in a thematically linked area.

Your work should form a body of research and you’ll need to demonstrate at least eight peer-reviewed publications, available in the public domain.

An advisor will help you to adapt this research work and you’ll need to submit a thesis of eight to 12 publications. You’ll also submit a linking narrative that defines the context of the work and how each paper fits into the ‘story’ that the body of work describes.

You’ll submit a critical commentary of 10,000 – 15,000 words and your work will be examined. You’ll be questioned on aspects of this work and you’ll have the opportunity to respond constructively in a viva voce exam.

Past and current examples of PhD by publication undertaken by medics include: screening for pre-eclampsia; emergency medical education and the interface with social media; advances in multidisciplinary tracheostomy care and their impact on the safety and quality of care in the critically ill.

COURSE DETAILS

This accelerated route usually takes either six months full-time or twelve months part-time.

It’s designed for experienced practitioners and researchers who can demonstrate extensive experience of independent research and publications in a thematically linked area. As you aren’t creating additional research, you’ll have an advisor rather than a supervisory team (as in Route One).

To apply for this route, you’ll submit your current publications or the sub-set you’d like us to consider. You’ll also need to submit a statement indicating the unifying theme of your research and its contribution to knowledge.

If your work is of the appropriate standard for a PhD, we’ll invite you to an interview to discuss the next steps.

CAREER PROSPECTS

You could use your transferrable skills in research, problem solving and communication to work in businesses across the healthcare environment.

You could develop a career in academia and apply for lecturer positions.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a UK masters level qualification (or international equivalent) and a strong record of research publications to enrol in the doctorate programme. Applicants must submit their papers and a statement indicating the unifying theme of their research and its contribution to knowledge. This will be evaluated and if judged to be of appropriate standard, PhD candidates will be invited to an interview. Candidates must be graduates (or equivalent) of at least five years with a masters degree, research training or show evidence of having received research training or equivalent experience in their work environment.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. The award-winning, inspirational campus in the heart of Manchester provides vibrant learning spaces and excellent facilities across modern and historical buildings that reflect their teaching excellence since 1824. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at...more