Nursing Studies

PhD MPhil progression table

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

PhD and MPhil timeline
Key progression activities PhD students (full time) PhD students (part time) MPhil students (full time) MPhil students (part time)
Taking research training courses • Reviewing literature • Developing methodology • Designing the research • Applying for ethical approval • Preparing Review Board paper (PhD and MPhil only) • Conference attendance Months 1-12 Months 1-24 Months 1-12 Months 1-12
Ongoing - develop research and transferable skills • Generating and analysing data • Continuing to review literature • Conference attendance Months 13-24 Months 25-48 Months 13-18 Months 13-36
Ongoing - developing research and transferable skills • Completing data analysis • Writing thesis • Other dissemination (e.g. conference papers) Months 25-36 Months 49-72 Months 19-24 Months 37-48