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Nursing and Midwifery PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

Our Research aim is to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high-quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery.

We have a vibrant community of post graduate research students and we are committed to advancing scholarship through teaching and research. There are opportunities to study for Research Master's, PhD and Professional Doctorates in topics related to our two main themes.

Person, Family and Community Focused Health and Wellbeing & Organisation
Delivery of Health & Social Care/Services

Aligned to these core themes, we have two research groups that lead research activities. These are:

Long-Term Conditions, Palliative and End of Life Care and Bereavement
Maternal, Child and Family Health

Different course options

Full time | Robert Gordon University | 36 months | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time


36 months

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a first or upper second class honours degree from a University of the United Kingdom, or from an overseas University, or degree equivalent qualification. Applicants holding qualifications other than those above shall be considered on their merits and in relation to the nature and scope of the proposed research programme.