Research Degrees: MSc/PhD
Healthcare professionals may register for a PhD or MSc degree by research in Nursing & Health Care. The main research theme is Acute and Chronic Health Challenges under which we offer a range of opportunities in: cancer; stroke; cardiovascular; multiple sclerosis, lymphoedema.
Organisation of Research Training
Research training consists of required courses and skills training in the School of Medicine’s Graduate School, assigned courses in Nursing & Health Care and/or other University Schools, Computing Services and in the School’s postgraduate research training programme including supervision, seminar, presentation, writing for publication, and direct fieldwork.
Usually 2.1 degree or equivalent acceptable to the University of Glasgow for this purpose.
Additional Information Required
We are interested in your ideas and therefore a written research proposal should accompany the application form.A proposal should include the following information: research questions, a specific literature review,the proposed research design including data collection methods, conceptual framework for the study,key references and proposed timetable.
1. The Research Proposal should be approximately 3,000 words.
2. Any publications in which the applicant has been either author or co-author should be submitted.
3. Overseas and EU students must meet the School of Medicine's English language requirements and those set by Nursing & Health Care.
4. Ordinarily interviews will be held in the School; otherwise telephone interviews will be conducted as appropriate.
This information should be sent along with the completed online application form to The School of Medicine, University of Glasgow as specified on the application form
Research PGRs: UK & EU: Full-time - £3,828.00; Part-time - £1,914.00
Research PGRs Overseas: Full-time - £15,750.00
Closing date for applications:
Accepted all year round http://www.gla.ac.uk/faculties/medicine/gradschool/
Research Training Opportunities
Graduate Research Students (MSc/PhD) join an established research training programme which includes The School of Medicine Graduate School courses, Research Methods and Statistics courses, other School training opportunities and the considerable resources offered by a lead international research intensive university. http://www.gla.ac.uk/faculties/medicine/gradschool/
The School also offers postgraduate research seminar programmes. Students are encouraged to write and publish from their research with their supervisor as well as presenting at external meetings,conferences and other appropriate events. We support students’ networking through shared offices, social events and academic programmes.
Contact for Information
Dr Lorna Paul
Nursing & Health Care
University of Glasgow
59 Oakfield Avenue
Tel: 0044 141 330-6876
Fax: 00 44 141 330-3539