Health and Social Care ResearchUniversity of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)
Location: University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/01/09
Intl fees: £13500
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If you are passionate about research and expanding the knowledge base of health and social care, MPhil and PhD study is the path for you.
We have a large and growing PhD programme at the University of Greenwich. You will be supported by a supervisory team and dedicated programme leader and your progress will be monitored by university committees.
We focus on applied social science, including sociology, social policy and psychology. So whether you are interested in full or part-time study for an MPhil or PhD degree, we welcome applications for health, nursing, social work, psychology and counselling.
Applicants should have a first degree in a relevant subject, normally 2.1 or above. A Master's degree is an additional advantage.
Applicants who do not have English as their first language: Must have an IELTS score of 7.0 or above or an equivalent rating in another recognised language testing system. In addition candidates must: Identify an area of research that they wish to pursue and submit an outline proposal of approximately 1,500 words with their application form.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich.
About this university
There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.