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Swansea University

Research in Health Professions Education (RiHPE)

Singleton Park, Swansea
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Rank: 32 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Singleton Park, Swansea

Website: https://www.swansea.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2020/10/01

Duration: -

Intl fees: £20650


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32

The Complete University Guide
39

UKEAS Ranking

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Description

The DProf and MRes in Research in Health Professions Education gives you expert training in education research methods. The programme is suitable for anyone who wants to undertake rigorous, practice-focused research, from doctors, nurses, academic educators, social care professionals or psychologists. We have strong connections with a range of external partners and collaborators, including the NHS; Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board; Hywel Dda Health Board; UK research council; Welsh Government and numerous national and international links. These connections, along with the skills and qualities you develop during your research degree will enhance your CV, and help you stand out in a highly competitive graduate employment market.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Normally at least a 2:1 honours degree in an appropriate subject. There is also provision for admission that takes into account work experience when the applicant have an undergraduate degree but not at a 2:1 honours level (contact RiHPE@swansea.ac.uk). Most applicants will have an equivalent qualification in an area of professional practice (e.g. B.Sc Nursing, MBBCh etc). English language requirement: IELTS score 6.5.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with no component less than 5.5)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Swansea University.

About this university

International students

For international students, there is a wealth of information on the university's website to help them before they arrive in Wales. Once there the help is more hands on and includes information on visas and immigration as well as English language skills. The English language training services is an accredited program to assist those to whom the language isn't their first. There is also help with developing a career after university and finding co-curricular activities. For non-academic matters, there is the ISAS, the International Student Advice Service who are available for matters such as health and wellbeing, bringing families while studying and financial advice. They are based in the Keir Hardie Building within the university. There are plenty of services available to help students make the most of their time at the university. These range from student counselling and health centre to academic success programmes. The campus is one of the few in the UK to have a mosque on site as well as chaplain services. Student run media includes a radio station. The university's International Sports Village is just five minutes' walk from Singleton Park campus and has a host of facilities for the many sports clubs and teams. These include floodlit playing fields, eight-lane track, training centre, lacrosse and cricket pitches, tennis and squash courts and a climbing wall. Next door is the Wales National Pool, a 50-metre pool complying to FINA standards and was used for training for the London 2012 Olympics.

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