Nursing Studies

PhD/MPhil Nursing Studies

The PhD/MPhil Nursing Studies programme is an advanced postgraduate research degree for students wishing to conduct in-depth independent research on an area to contribute to nursing knowledge and evidence. It offers the student a chance to make a significant contribution to knowledge in nursing.

 

 

Start date

September and January. 

Length of study

MPhil: two years full-time, four years part-time

PhD: three years full-time, six years part-time

Programme director Dr Siobhán O'Connor

Why study this programme?

Reasons why you should study this programme.

Contents and structure

Find out how your research will be structured.

Potential PhD topics and supervisors

A list of potential PhD topics that can be supervised by Nursing Studies staff.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for the PhD/MPhil in Nursing Studies.

Apply

We operate a gathered field approach for PhD and MSc by Research applications, find out how this works.

PhD students

Find out about our current PhD students and previous PhD students that have completed in Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh since 1960.

Tuition Fees information 

Other relevant programmes of study:

Our PhD Health in Social Science programme is a School wide PhD for those interested in wider Health issues and for those who wish to undertake a Health related PhD but are not nurses.

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