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Education (Clinical) PhD

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Health Care / Medicine Teaching / Training Health Education

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This course focuses on how we better understand and improve education within the classroom and clinical context. We especially welcome applications that are innovative and creative. You will be based within the School of Medical Education. You will have access to research teaching from the School and the Institute of Health and Society (IHS).

You will work with experienced researchers to develop a research proposal. Attendance at taught sessions will be in your first year of study and will be agreed between you and your supervisor, depending on the requirements of the research project. You are expected to undertake 40 hours of work per week if studying full-time, with an annual holiday entitlement of 35 days (including statutory and bank holidays).

Our research is focused on improving our knowledge and understanding of health professional education within classroom and clinical environments. By focusing on the processes of learning, teaching and innovation we add to existing academic knowledge within this field. The School also has a dedicated team for the development of research within and applied specifically to the MBBS programme.

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University | 36 months | APR

Study mode

Full time

Duration

36 months

Start date

APR

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees: £4,327 - £12,127

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fees: £22,110 - £29,910

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a Master’s degree would be advantageous.