There are facilities, for suitable candidates, to register for the degrees of MPhil or PhD. These higher research degrees enable students who have the appropriate qualifications to study a particular topic in-depth. These programmes offer knowledge and expertise for a career in research, or to pursue advanced opportunities in the field of nursing.
The School welcomes applications from students interested in pursuing a research degree in the areas listed below:
- health and social care delivery and organisation
- evidence appraisal, synthesis and utilisation
- clinical decision making in real world contexts
- wound healing
- mental health
- paediatric diabetes
- patient safety
- culture and communication in nursing
A minimum of a 2:1 Honours Degree or equivalent or a Masters degree in a relevant subject, awarded by a recognised university or equivalent. Please note that candidates whose first language is not English will normally be expected to obtain a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.
PhD: three years full-time, MPhil: one year full-time.
Part-time opportunities are available.
1 January 2010; 1 July 2010; or 1 October 2010
Submission of a thesis and viva voce examination (oral).
Contact the School in the first instance, then a formal submission will need to be made on a Cardiff University application form.