Postgraduate Research Programmes
The School of Health in Social Science offers MSc, MPhil and PhD and PhD by Distance research degrees in all three subject areas.
Counselling, Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences
MSc by Research Health Humanities and Arts
A new and innovative masters by research programme that explores health and wellbeing through the lens of arts and humanities practice and knowledge.
MSc by Research in Counselling Studies
The MSc by Research in Counselling Studies offers advanced training and education to students interested in developing research skills, including qualified counselling and psychotherapy practitioners and social science researchers.
PhD/PhD by Distance Counselling Studies
The PhD/MPhil in Counselling Studies programme is an advanced research degree enabling students to conduct in-depth independent research on a topic of their choice, thereby contributing to the knowledge and evidence base for counselling and psychotherapy.
PhD/PhD by Distance Health in Social Science
Doctoral research students are a new and crucial part of the Counselling, Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences research community and we welcome applications from potential students in our fields of research interest.
Clinical and Health Psychology
PhD/PhD by Distance/MSc by Research
The PhD/MSc by Research programme provides the opportunity to do a substantial piece of research in an area linked to clinical and health psychology and to develop excellent research skills in the process.
MSc by Research (Nursing)
The MSc by Research (Nursing) offers education and development for all those interested in developing research skills in the field of Nursing. It may be taken as a free-standing MSc or as a foundation for PhD studies.
PhD/PhD by Distance/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.