Professional Doctorate in Health and Care Professionals PhD/MPhil/MD


    About This Professional Doctorate

    Course Description

    Overview

    Our School of Health and Social Care delivers research at the highest ethical standard to improve knowledge for services and the health of the community. 93% of our research in the area of public health, health services and primary care was rated as internationally excellent or internationally recognised by the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

    Your research could deal with the most urgent health and wellbeing issues facing society – from the need to care for an ageing population, to delivering effective health and social care to under-represented, vulnerable or isolated groups within society. Your research can also be linked to Biomedical Science and Pharmacy, Psychology, and Geography.

    As a postgraduate research student, you'll access seminars and tutorials in epidemiology and statistical methods, database management, qualitative research, and development and assessment of quality of life measures.

    Research degrees

    Find out about our PhD, MPhil, MD, Professional Doctorate and PhD by Publication opportunities in Health Sciences and Social Work below, including how to apply, entry requirements and funding your degree. For more detailed information about the application process, visit our How to Apply pages.


    Visit the Health and Care Professionals PhD/MPhil/MD page on the University of Portsmouth website for more details!

    Entry Requirements

    The entry requirements for a PhD, MPhil, MD or Professional Doctorate include a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or a master’s degree in an appropriate subject. Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications may be considered. All applicants are subject to interview.

    If English is not your first language, you'll need English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.


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