Nursing Studies

PhD/MPhil Nursing Studies

The PhD/MPhil Nursing Studies programme is an advanced 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

Recommended start dates are September and January. 

You should submit your application at least two months before the proposed start date.

Length of study

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

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

Programme director Dr Sheila Rodgers

Why study this programme?

Reasons why you should study this programme.

Contents and structure

Find out how your research will be structured.

Research environment

We offer a lively research environment with a mix of research interests and methods.

Potential PhD titles

A list of potential PhD titles supervised by Nursing Studies staff.

How to apply

Entry requirements for the PhD/MPhil in Nursing Studies.

PhD MPhil progression table

The research programme involves a number of key activities over the period of study

Related links

PhD by Distance

Scholarships and Student Funding Information