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Course summaryBecome trained in research methods and complete a high level research projectStudy for a higher degree by research with our respected academics within Health and Social Care.Study for a PhD within Health and Social Care, devoted to cutting edge applied research. Based within the academic departments of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery or Social Care and Community Studies. The community of Health and Social Care researchers are a vibrant postgraduate community where
Become trained in research methods and complete a high level research project
Study for a higher degree by research with our respected academics within Health and Social Care.
Study for a PhD within Health and Social Care, devoted to cutting edge applied research. Based within the academic departments of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery or Social Care and Community Studies. The community of Health and Social Care researchers are a vibrant postgraduate community where you will work closely with experienced academics to develop your knowledge and expertise.
How you learn
We support a wide range of research opportunities and help you work towards your research degree. During the course you investigate and evaluate an approved topic and display an understanding of suitable research methods, with the aim of making an original contribution to your subject area.
Your research will fit within the key thematic areas of the departments including Cancer and Life Limiting Illness; Public Health, Wellness and Community Care, Managing Mental and Physical Health, and Education and Workforce Transformation.
You present your work in a thesis then explain and defend it during an oral viva voice examination.
Research degrees are a vital qualification for most academic careers, and for professional specialisation and development in an existing or planned career.
When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace.
There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a particular focus on experience in industry and the pursuit of applied learning.
Students at Hallam enjoy studying a range of courses at the heart of the city’s vibrant centre. One of the university’s strengths is in its ability to prepare students for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real world.